Abhidhamma in the Suttas

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Abhidhamma in the Suttas

Postby cooran » Fri May 15, 2009 8:34 am

Hello all,

I have never felt that there was any contradiction between the Suttas and the Abhidhamma.

A few of the many Sutta references containing Abhidhamma teachings:
Majjhima Nikaya 112 Chabbisodhana Sutta - The Six-Fold Examination
Majjhima Nikaya 140 Dhatu-vibhanga Sutta - Classification of Elements
Majjhima Nikaya 148 Chachakka Sutta - The Discourse on Six Sixes
Majjhima Nikaya 149 Mahaasa.laayatanika Sutta - The Longer Discourse on the Six Spheres
Samyutta Nikaya XXII.56 Parivatta Sutta - The (Fourfold) Round
Samyutta Nikaya XXII.57 - Seven Bases
Samyutta Nikaya 'The Connected Discourses of the Buddha'
beginning at page 627 Part III 14 Dhatu-samyutta (in The Book of
Causation)
beginning at page 853 Part III 22 Khandha-vagga The Book of the
Aggregates
beginning at page 1133 Part IV 35 Salayatana-vagga The Book of the
Six Sense Bases

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Re: Abhidhamma in the Suttas

Postby gavesako » Fri May 15, 2009 10:47 am

Have you read this?


Abhidhamma Abhivinaya
I.B. Horner

http://www.buddhanet.net/budsas/ebud/ebsut064.htm
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Re: Abhidhamma in the Suttas

Postby retrofuturist » Sat May 16, 2009 12:00 am

Greetings Chris,

Do you also consider the profound teaching of dependent origination to be an example of "abhidhamma in the suttas"?

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Re: Abhidhamma in the Suttas

Postby cooran » Sat May 16, 2009 6:35 am

Hello Retro,

yes.

This chapter may be helpful:

Dependent Origination in the Abhidhamma
by Ven. P.A. Payutto
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy ... #Dependent

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