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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
the: asankhata. - Contemplation of the u. (= animitta); s. vipassanā.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Emptinesses 7-8: Emptiness of the conditioned unconditioned < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Part 1 - Arriving at the other shore < [Chapter L - Arriving at the other Shore]
Note (2): The Mahāyānist dharmatā < [Part 2 - Understanding dharmatā and its synonyms]
Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Nibbāna (ultimate reality or ‘the cessation of suffering’) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 1 - The Week on the Throne (Pallanka Sattāha) < [Chapter 8 - The Buddha’s stay at the Seven Places]
Part 3 - Story of A Male Lay Devotee < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)