Pitaka

Pitaka

[pit-uh-kuh]
noun Buddhism.
See under Pali Canon.

Origin:
< Pali: literally, basket

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Pali Canon

noun Buddhism.
a collection of scriptures, originally recorded from oral traditions in the 1st century b.c., divided into one of three parts (Pitaka) sermons () the rules of the Buddhist order () and several treatises on philosophy and psychology ()
Also called Tripitaka.
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