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. Samantapasadika is made of two words, samanta and pasadika. Here 'samanta' indicates four directions and 'pasadika' means cool-down.
- Buddhaghosa; Jayawickrama, N A, trans. (1895). The Inception of discipline, and the Vinaya nidāna; being a translation and edition of the Bāhiranidāna of Buddhaghosa's Samantapāsādikā, the Vinaya commentary. London: Luzac.
- Hinüber, Oskar von (1996/2000). A Handbook of Pali Literature. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3-11-016738-7
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