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Nikāya ( Sanskrit; Pāli, assembly ). 1. The five collections of texts that constitute the Sūtra Piṭaka of the Pāli Canon, namely: (i) Dīgha Nikāya.

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On the Practice of Buddhist Meditation According to the Pali Nikayas
common to the Chinese Agamas and Pali Nikayas is remarkably uniform; Nikayas.
Appendix A
Page 1. Page 2. Page 3.
EVAṂ ME SUTTAṂ This is how I heard it
that make up the four nikāyas or “collections” of the Buddha's discourses.
Ideal Solitude: An Exposition on the Bhaddekaratta Sutta
The Bhaddekaratta Sutta of the Majjhima Nikāya (No. Majjhima Nikāya and one can well infer that this bespeaks of the importance attached to their theme.

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'Legislation to protect Sambuddha Sasana'
"If the Mahanayake Theras of the three Nikayas approve the proposed draft legislation, they can be tabled in Parliament within a week," he said.

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Nikāya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nikāya is a word of meaning "collection", "assemblage", "class" or "group" in both Pāḷi and Sanskrit.
Nikaya Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term Nikāya Buddhism was coined by Dr.
The Pali Nikāyas and Chinese Āgamas - Bhikkhu Sujato
Jan 4, 2008 The Pali Nikāyas have been one of my formative influences, right from my first days as a Buddhist.
Beginnings: The Four Nikāyas « Path Press
Beginnings: The Four Nikāyas. By pathpress. Each company had its own core of favourite Suttas, which newcomers would learn at least in part. Sayings of the Buddha: New Translations from the
"Rupert Gethin's Sayings of the Buddha [is] translated with an eye toward readability, dispensing with the turgid English found in early translations of the canon.

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