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Traveler's Guide to the Buddha's Path

by Eric Van Horn

Copyright © 2015 Eric K. Van Horn

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Abbreviations Used for Pāli Text References

AN: Aṅguttara Nikāya, The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha

Dhp: Dhammapada, The Path of Dhamma, a collection of 423 verses

DN: Digha Nikāya, The Long Discourses of the Buddha

Iti: Itivuttaka, This Was Said (by the Buddha), a.k.a, Sayings of the Buddha

Khp: Khuddakapāṭha, "short passages"

MA: Majjhima Nikāya Aṭṭhakathā, commentary on The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (by Buddhaghosa)

MN: Majjhima Nikāya, The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha

Mv: Mahāvagga, the first volume in the Khandhaka, which is the second book of the monastic code (the Vinaya)

SN: Saṃyutta Nikāya, The Connected Discourses of the Buddha

Ud: Udana, Exclamations, the third book of the Khuddaka Nikāya

Vin: Vinaya Piṭaka, Basket of Discipline, the monastic rules for monks and nuns.