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Samantapāsādikā refers to a collection of Pali commentaries on Theravada Tipitaka Vinaya. It was a translation of Sinhala commentaries into Pali by Buddhaghosa in the 5th century. Many of the verses used in Samantapāsādikā are from older Dípavamsa.[1] Samantapasadika is made of two words : Samanta+Pasadika. Here 'samanta' indicates four directions and 'pasadika' means cool-down.


  1. ^ [1] A Handbook of Pali Literature, Oscar von Hinuber