Threefold Training: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Threefold Training:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit śikṣā defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 137):
- Training in the higher mind (adhicitta-śikṣā),
- Training in the higher virtue (adhiśīla-śikṣā),
- Training in the higher wisdom (adhiprajñā-śikṣā).
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., ‘threefold training’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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Full-text: Pasadika Sutta.
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A Heart Released (by Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
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Part 19 - The Buddha gives Hints about His Passing Away < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
A Simple Guide to Life (by Robert Bogoda)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)
Things as They Are (by Acariya Maha Boowa Nanasampanno)
Practicing Insight on Your Own (by Acharn Thawee Baladhammo)