Agamas

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Introduction:

Agamas means something in Buddhism , Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.


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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source : Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms A title given to those scriptures that form part of the Sutra Pitaka in Sanskrit Buddhist tradition. Usually four agamas are recognised and – the Dirgha Agama, the Madhyma Agama,the Samyukta Agama and the Ekottarika Agama.

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Item last updated: 02 February, 2017