The Mahā-aṭṭhakathā Quotations of the Samantapāsādikā Vinaya Commentary: A Critical Edition and Translation, and A Study on Theriya Vinaya Views

Principle investigator (PI): Dr. G.A. Somaratne
Start date: 2021 Jan
Fund source: UGC fund

The proposed research will undertake to edit, translate and analyse the quotations of the Mahā-aṭṭḥakathā (lit. ‘Great Commentary’), that appear in the Samantapāsādikā (=Sp), with the aim of contributing towards understanding the divergent views developed on Vinaya within the Mahāvihāra school of Theravāda Buddhism during the first half of the first millennium CE.


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