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BUDDHIST DICTIONARY

Abbreviations

A.  

Aṅguttara Nikāya (figures refer to number of book (nipāta) and Sutta)

Abh.  

 Abhidhamma Piṭaka (Canon)

Abh. S.  

 Abhidhammatthasaṅgaha

Abh. St.  

 Abhidhamma Studies, by Nyanaponika Thera (BPS)

App.  

 Appendix at the end of this book

Aṭṭhasālinī 

 (Com. to Dhammasaṅgaṇi)

Aṭṭhasālinī Tr.  

 The Expositor, tr. by Maung Tin. PTS Tr. Series

Boehtl.  

 Otto Boehtlingk, Sanskrit-W÷rterbuch

BPS  

 Buddhist Publication Society, Kandy

CNid.  

 Cūḷa Niddesa

Com.  

 Commentary

D.  

 Dīgha Nikāya (figures: number of Sutta)

Dhp.  

 Dhammapada

Dhs.  

 Dhammasaṅgaṇi

Fund.  

 Fundamentals of Buddhism, Nyanatiloka (BPS)

Guide  

 Guide through the Abhidhamma Piṭaka, Nyanatiloka, 3rd ed. 1971 (BPS)

It.  

 Itivuttaka

Kath.  

 Kathāvatthu

Khp.  

 Khuddakapātha

Khp. Tr.  

 Minor Readings & Illustrator, tr. (of Khp. & Com) by Đāṇamoli Thera.

PTS Tr.  

 Series

M.  

 Majjhima Nikāya (figures: number of Sutta)

MNid.  

 Mahā Niddesa

Mil.  

 Milindapa˝hā

Path  

 Path to Deliverance, Nyanatiloka (BPS) (figures: paragraphs)

Patth.  

 Patthāna

Pts.M.  

 Patisambhidā Magga

PTS  

 Pāḷi Text Society's editions

Pug.  

 Puggala-Pa˝˝atti (figures: paragraphs)

R. Und.  

 Right Understanding, tr. (of M. 9 & Com.) by Soma Thera (BPS)

S.  

 Saṃyutta Nikāya (figures: numbers of Saṃyutta and Sutta)

Sn.  

 Sutta Nipāta (figures numbers of verses)

Tab.  

 Table at the end of the book

Therag.  

 Theragāthā

Tr.  

 Translation

Vibh.  

 Vibhaṅga

Vis.M.  

 Visuddhi Magga (figures numbers of chapter & the paragraphing in Path of Purification, tr. by Đāṇamoli Thera, 3rd ed., BPS)

WHEEL  

 THE WHEEL publ. by BPS

W.of B.  

 The Word of the Buddha, Nyanatiloka (BPS)

Yam.  

 Yamaka


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