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Abhidhamma teachings in the Suttas

Postby cooran » Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:19 pm

Hello all,

Here are some links to where Abhidhamma is taught in the Suttas. I'm sure there are other Suttas though.

http://www.budsas.org/ebud/majjhima/112 ... hana-e.htm
Majjhima Nikaya 112 Chabbisodhana Sutta - The Six-Fold Examination

http://www.budsas.org/ebud/majjhima/115 ... tuka-e.htm
Majjhima Nikaya 115 Bahudhatuka Sutta - The Many Kinds of Elements

http://www.budsas.org/ebud/majjhima/140 ... anga-e.htm
Majjhima Nikaya 140 Dhatu-vibhanga Sutta - The Exposition of the
Properties

http://www.budsas.org/ebud/majjhima/148-chachakka-e.htm
Majjhima Nikaya 148 Chachakka Sutta The Discourse of Six Sixes

http://www.budsas.org/ebud/majjhima/149 ... nika-e.htm
Majjhima Nikaya 149 Mahaasa.laayatanika Sutta - The Longer Discourse
on the six spheres

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/canon/sa ... 2-056.html
Samyutta Nikaya XXII.56 Parivatta Sutta - The (Fourfold) Round

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/canon/sa ... 2-057.html
Samyutta Nikaya XXII.57 - Seven Bases

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Re: Abhidhamma teachings in the Suttas

Postby Ben » Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:23 am

Excellent, Chris! Just excellent!
Thanks for posting!
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Re: Abhidhamma teachings in the Suttas

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:50 pm

Greetings,

It's probably worth noting that the term "abhidhamma" appears in the suttas, but in that context it simply refers to the Buddha's teaching which do not infer a conventional person... thus, that which addresses elements, sense-bases, mindstates etc.

Then there is "Abhidhamma", not referred to in the suttas, which refers to the Abhidhamma Pitaka.

Whilst the differences are acknowledged, it's also worth bearing in mind that there's no concept of capital letters in Pali, so confusion may arise when it's not understood which (A/a)bhidhamma is being referred to.

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