Tripiṭaka, an aa referred tae as Tipiṭaka or Pali Canon, is the tradeetional term for the Buddhist scripturs. Thir are canonical texts revered as exclusively authoritative in Theravada Buddhism. The Mahayana Buddhism an aa reveres them as authoritative but, unlik Theravadins, it an aa reveres various derivative leeteratur an commentaries that war componed much later.
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- Tipitaka Encyclopedia Britannica (2015)
- "Buddhist Books and Texts: Canon and Canonization." Lewis Lancaster, Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd edition, pg 1252
- Barbara Crandall (2012). Gender and Religion, 2nd Edition: The Dark Side of Scripture. Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 56–58. ISBN 978-1-4411-4871-1.