Three Gems: 1 definition
Three Gems 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
the 3: ti-ratana.
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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Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on Biography of the thera Adhimutta < [Chapter 4 - Kuṇḍadhānavagga (section on Kuṇḍadhāna)]
Commentary on Biography of the thera Ekasaññaka < [Chapter 8 - Nagasamālavagga (section on Nagasamāla)]
Commentary on Biography of the thera Padasaññaka < [Chapter 8 - Nagasamālavagga (section on Nagasamāla)]
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 7 - Country of Pun-nu-tso (Punacha) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
Chapter 22 - Country of ’O-fan-ch’a (Avanda) < [Book XI - Twenty-three Countries]
Chapter 3 - Country of She-lan-t’o-lo (Jalandhara) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
The travels of Fa-Hian (400 A.D.) (by Samuel Beal)
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)