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Agama Sutra

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 Agama Sutra
    It is one of the oldest Buddhist scriptures. These sutras contain the sermons of Shakyamuni Buddha during the first two to three years after he attained Enlightenment and during the year proceeding his Nirvana. The sutras consists of four collections:

     in Pali (P)

     in Sanskrit (S)

    1. Digha-nikaya Dirghagama (Long Sayings)
    2. Mojjhima-nikaya Madhyamagama (Middle-length Sayings)
    3. Samyutta-nikaya Samyuktagama (Kindred Sayings)
    4. Anguttara-nikaya Ekottaragama (Gradual Sayings)
    5. Khuddaka-nikaya Ksudrakagama (Minor Saying)

    Khuddaka-nikaya is only included in Pali canon. The five collections is called Sutta-pitaka.

see also: Agama

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