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Tripitaka

Line breaks: Tri|pit¦aka
Pronunciation: /trɪˈpɪtəkə
 
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Definition of Tripitaka in English:

noun

(the Tripitaka)
The sacred canon of Theravada Buddhism, written in the Pali language.
Example sentences
  • During the readings, the monks and the members of the public will read the Tripitaka aloud in unison.
  • There are well bound Tripitakas on ola leaves written in Pali displayed in a separate bookshelf.
  • They contain 84,000 articles or Tripitakas of Buddha's teachings, written in Pali with Khmer translations.

Origin

from Sanskrit tripiṭaka, literally 'the three baskets or collections'.

Words that rhyme with Tripitaka

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