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"Yamaka" belongs to the Buddhist "Pitaka"
1. Sutta
2. Vinaya
3. Abhidhamma
4. None of these

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Abhidhamma

The correct answer is Abhidhammal.

  • Abhidhamma comprises the philosophy and doctrine of Buddhism.
  • It is divided into seven books namely Dhammasangani, Dhatukatha, Kathavatthu, Patthana, Puggalapannatui, Vibhanga, and Yamaka.

  • The Buddhist canon was formulated and transmitted by oral tradition, and it was written down in several versions in the 2d and 1st cent. B.C. Its main divisions, called Pitakas.
  • Tripitaka, also known as Pali Canon in English, is a traditional term used for Buddhist scriptures.
  • The three pitakas are Sutta Pitaka, Abhidhamma Pitaka and Vinaya Pitaka.
    • Sutta Pitaka - It has around 10 thousand sutras related to Buddha and his close associates.
      • It also deals with the first Buddhist council, held shortly after Buddha’s death.
    • Vinaya Pitaka - It is also known as the book of discipline, it deals with the monastic rules for monks and nuns.
      • It is further divided into three books namely Suttavibhanga, Khandhaka, and Parivara.

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