Dhammasangaha, Dhammasaṅgaha: 1 definition


Dhammasangaha means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Evidently another and earlier name for the Dhammasangani.

The name occurs in the Sumangalavilasini (DA.i.17) in the classification of the Abhidhamma books.

Its Commentary is also referred to as the Dhammasangahatthakatha. E.g., VibhA.391, 43, 105, 518; PSA.405.

context information

Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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