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Write a note on the Tripitikas.

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Tripitaka or Three Baskets is a traditional term used for various Buddhist scriptures. It is known as Pali Canon. The three pitakas are Sutta Pitaka, Vinaya Pitaka and Abhidhamma Pitaka.

1. The Sutta Pitaka contains over 10,000 suttas related to Buddha's sermons. They were rehearsed orally during the meeting of the First Buddhist Council after Buddha's death.


2. The Vinaya Pitaka is the monastic rules and regulations for monks and nuns. It can also be called the book of discipline.


3. The Abhidhammapitaka deals with the philosophy and teachings of Buddhism appearing in the suttas.


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