[En] [PDF] The Pali Vinaya

The Vinaya Pitaka, the first division of the Tipitaka, is the textual framework upon which the monastic community (Sangha) is built. It includes not only the rules governing the life of every Theravada bhikkhu (monk) and bhikkhuni (nun), but also a host of procedures and conventions of etiquette that support harmonious relations, both among the monastics themselves, and between the monastics and their lay supporters, upon whom they depend for all their material needs.

Khuddaka Nikàya – Short Collection – Tiểu Bộ Kinh

The Khuddaka Nikaya can easily be divided into two strata, one being early and the other late. The texts Sutta Nipata, Itivuttaka, Dhammapada, Therigatha (Theragatha), Udana and Jataka belong to the early stratum. The texts Khuddakapatha, Vimanavatthu, Petavatthu, Niddesa, Patisambhida, Apadana, Buddhavamsa and Cariyapitaka can be categorized in the later stratum

The Collected Discourses of the Buddha – a new translation of the Samyutta Nikaya

Like the other Pfili Nikayas, the Samyutta Nikaya had counterparts in the canonical collections of the other early Buddhist schools, and one such version has been preserved in the Chinese Tripitaka, where it is known as the Tsa-a-han-ching. This was translated from the Sanskrit Samyukt6gama, which the evidence indicates belonged to the Samastivada school…