Kaccayanabheda, Kaccāyanabheda: 1 definition

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Kaccayanabheda 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

Also called Kaccayanabhedadipika. A treatise on Kaccayanas grammar, written by Mahayasa of Thaton, probably about the fourteenth century. A tika on it, called the Saratthavikasini, was written by Ariyalankara. Svd.1250; Bode, op. cit., 36f, but see Gv.74, where the author is called Dhammananda.

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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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