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'''Abhidharma''' ([[chos mngon pa]])
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'''Abhidharma Samuccaya''' ([[mngon pa kun btus]]). An authoritative scripture on Buddhist metaphysics according to Mahayana, composed by the Indian pandita [[Asanga]].
  
*One of the three parts of the [[Tripitaka]], the Words of the Buddha. Systematic teachings on metaphysics focusing on developing discriminating knowledge by analyzing elements of experience and investigating the nature of existing things. The chief commentaries on Abhidharma are the [[Abhidharma Kosha]] by [[Vasubhandhu]] from the Hinayana perspective and the [[Abhidharma Samucchaya]] by [[Asanga]] from the Mahayana point of view. [RY]
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*Abhidharma, Skt. — [[mngon pa]], the third section of the [[Tripitaka]] (the other two are [[Vinaya]] and Sutras). Systematic teachings on metaphysics, focusing on the [[training of discriminating knowledge]] by analyzing elements of experience and investigating the nature of existing things. [AJP] from The Great Image ISBN 1-59030-069-6
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Latest revision as of 13:31, 8 January 2006

Abhidharma Samuccaya (mngon pa kun btus). An authoritative scripture on Buddhist metaphysics according to Mahayana, composed by the Indian pandita Asanga.