Points of Controversy

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Translation of the Kathāvatthu

The fifth book of the Abhidhamma-piṭaka is the only canonical text attributed to an author and given a composition date by the tradition. It consists of a discussion of heretical statements that are refuted in favour of orthodox Theravādin beliefs.

Tr. S.Z. Aung and Mrs C.A.F. Rhys Davids, 1915, 1993, 2016

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ISBN: 978-0-86013-002-4 SKU: PTS-978-0-86013-002-4 Categories: ,

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Translation of the Kathāvatthu

The fifth book of the Abhidhamma-piṭaka and traditionally attributed to Moggaliputta Tissa (3rd century BCE). It consists of a  collection of debates concerning over 200 disputed points of Buddhist doctrine: the positions of other Buddhist schools are refuted by the advocate of the Theravādin position.

 

Tr. S.Z. Aung and Mrs C.A.F. Rhys Davids, 1915, 1993, 2016

Pali Text: Kathāvatthu

Additional information

Dimensions 22.2 × 14.3 cm
Format

Hardback, Paperback