Abbreviations

AN Aṅguttara Nikāya
CDB The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
Cv Cullavagga
Dhp Dhammapada
DhpA Dhammapada Commentary
DN Dīgha Nikāya
GS The Book of Gradual Sayings
Iti Itivuttaka
Khp Khuddakapāṭha
KS The Book of Kindred Sayings
LDB The Long Discourses of the Buddha
MLDB The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha
MLS The Collection of the Middle Length Sayings
MN Majjhima Nikāya
Mv Mahāvagga
Nd I Mahāniddesa
Nd II Cullaniddesa
NDB The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
PTS Pali Text Society
Pv Petavatthu
SN Saṁyutta Nikāya
Sn Sutta Nipāta
Thag Theragāthā
Thig Therīgāthā
Ud Udāna

References to DN, Iti, and MN are to discourse (sutta). Those to Dhp are to verse. Those to Cv and Mv are to chapter, section, and sub-section. References to other texts are to section (saṁyutta, nipāta, or vagga) and discourse.

An “A” after any of these abbreviations denotes the Commentary (Aṭṭhakathā) to that text.

All translations are based on the Royal Thai Edition of the Pali Canon (Bangkok: Mahāmakut Rājavidyālaya, 1982).


Other abbreviations:


ChU Chāndogya Upaniṣad
GD The Group of Discourses