Sutra Pitaka

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The phrase Sutra Pitaka (from the Sanskrit meaning "basket of teachings" or "collection of aphorisms") can refer to:

  • the section of the Theravada Buddhist Pali Canon called the "Sutta Pitaka" in Pāli
  • the Agamas of various extinct schools of Buddhism
  • the Mahayana sutras, a broad genre of Buddhist scriptures that various traditions of Mahāyāna Buddhism accept as canonical

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