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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]] ([[Vinaya]], [[Sutra]]s, and [[Abhidharma]]), 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 [[Vasubandhu]] from the Hinayana perspective and the [[Abhidharma Samucchaya]] by [[Asanga]] from the Mahayana point of view. [RY]
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[[Category:Indian Literature]]
*[[Abhidharma]], Skt. — [[mngon pa]], the third section of the [[Tripitaka]] (the other two are [[Vinaya]] and [[Sutra|Sutra]]s). 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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See [[chos mngon shes rab dri med rjes 'brang bcas|definition of Abharma]] from [[Abhidharma Kosha]] by [[Vasubandhu]].
 
 
 
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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.