For example, the first nipata — the Book of the Ones — contains suttas concerning a single topic; the second nipata — the Book of the Twos — contains suttas concerning pairs of things e. At first glance this may seem a rather pedantic classification scheme, but in fact it often proves quite useful. The Index by Number may also be helpful in such cases. It is also available to read online and in various ebook formats at dhammatalks. The translator appears in the square brackets . Note 1.
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Although they try to depict in various terms what exactly is the content of Buddhism, none has been accurate as the Tripitaka. It contains the unmodified, true teachings of Lord Buddha in its actual context. The Tripitaka is a tri-fold writing. History reveals that the Tripitaka was coordinated at the First Council of the Maha Sangha soon after the parinirvana passing away of Lord Buddha, in order to preserve his teachings which had been only memorized up to that moment.
Due to this immediate action taken by the then Sangha, the purest version of Buddhist teaching was included into the Tripitaka, without letting any elements to be missed or altered with time.
Therefore, to date, the Tripitaka remains the most valuable and most reliable source of original Theravada Buddhist teachings. Vinaya Pitaka Out of the three pitakas, this is the area that deals with rules and regulations that are meant for Buddhist bhikkus and bhikkunis monks and nuns. Sutra Pitaka This section of the scripture contains the discourses held by Lord Buddha. Abhidharma Pitaka The last of three, Abhidharma pitaka contains a detailed analysis of Buddhist teachings.
So what you find in this section awakens a deeper sense on life than other simply organized records. The digital library of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura gives the opportunity for keen readers of the Tripitaka to easily find the volumes online.
The last of three, Abhidharma pitaka contains a detailed analysis of Buddhist teachings. Buddha Jayanthi Edition of Tripitaka The Buddha Jayanthi Edition of Tripitaka, which contains Pali version of Thripitaka and its Sinhala translation, was sponsored by the Government of Sri Lanka, during — and the last volume was published by the Government Publishers in Though there are several versions of Tripitaka, it is widely believed that this Buddha Jayanthi version is the most authentic version of Tripitaka in Sinhala as it was meticulously translated by a prominent team of scholars from the sangha community in Sri Lanka.
The series comprises of 40 volumes and 57 books. Mr Saminda Ranasinghe converted the original printed books to electronically readable pdf files. In these pdf files original Pali version of Tripitaka is located on the left and the Sinhala translation can be found on the right.
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