A Handbook of Pāli Literature

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Walter de Gruyter, 2000 - Foreign Language Study - 257 pages
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The Handbook surveys the whole of Pali Theravada Buddhist literature (Ceylon, South East Asia). It reviews previous research in the field, and then concentrates on new methodological approaches and a treatment of later Pali literature (after the twelfth century).

 

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Contents

Introduction 19
1
The Theravada Canon 10155
10
The Paracanonical Texts 156180
76
The Milindapanha with commentary 172180
82
The Paritta 87 44
87
The Commentaries 203322
100
The Handbooks 323354
154
The Subcommentaries 355382
166
Upasakajanalarikara 386388
178
MangalatthadTpanT 389
179
Pathamasambodhi 391
180
Jinamahanidana 392
181
Cosmological Texts 393402
182
Lokapannatti 395396
183
OkasadTpanT 398
184
CandasuriyagatidTpanT 401402
185

Paramatthamanjusa on the Visuddhimagga 361
168
LTnatthavannana on the Nettiatthakatha 363
169
The Vinayaganthipada by Vajirabuddhi 367 371
170
The Subcommentaries by Sariputta and his pupil Bud dhanaga 372378
172
Saratthamanjusa on the ManorathapuranT 375376
173
KarikhavitaranTporanatTka 377
174
AbhidhammatthavibhavinTatthayojana 380
175
NettivibhavanT 381
176
Anthologies 383392
177
Poetry 403408a
186
Collections of Stories 409418
189
Letters and Inscriptions 438446
203
Lost Texts and NonTheravada Texts Quoted in Pali
206
Indices
229
Abbreviations
250
Additions and Corrections to the Numerical System
256
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