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Dhammapada (Pali: "Words of Doctrine," or "Way of Truth"), probably the best-
known book in the Pali Buddhist canon and the most quoted in other Buddhist
writings. It is an anthology of basic Buddhist teachings (primarily ethical
teachings) in ...
A Buddhist divinity, Eastern Indian painting on palm leaf, c. 12th century; in a
private collection P Chandra. Eastern Austronesian languages: see Oceanic
languages. Eastern Chin, a phase of the Chin dynasty, ruling China from ad 317
to 420 ...
1898, Generation of: see '98, Generation of. eighteen schools, the division of the
Buddhist community in India in the first three centuries following the death of the
Buddha in c. 483 bc. Although texts speak of the "18 schools," the lists differ ...
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