More Resources

1. For more information about the Tipiṭaka, visit our Pali section and The Pāli Canon at the Vipassana Research Institute.

2. The contents of the three piṭakas are beautifully summarised in the book Essence of Tipiṭaka.

3. The three piṭakas, commentaries, sub-commentaries and most of the subsequent Pali literature is digitized and can be found at

4. The words of the Buddha were preserved for centuries and handed down to us by the means of the Buddhist Councils. The following links provides a detailed account of the six Buddhist Councils: and

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