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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]].
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Abhidharma ([[chos mngon pa]]). 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 (chos mngon pa). 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]