Author: U Kyaw Khine
Translator(s): U Kyaw Khine
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170306108
The Dhammasangani is the title given to the first book out of the seven book of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. A study of Abhidhamma properly begins with a study of Dhammasangani The Pali word dhamma varies in meaning according to context; here as part of the term dhammasangani, dhamma mean's ultimate realities. Sangani means collecting together or complete enumeration. The Dhammasangani deals with collecting and enumerating the ultimate realities by the method of triad (tikas) and dyads (dukas) as set out in its Matika. The present book is complete English translation of Dhammasangani from the Pali.
Matika A Tika Matika (List of Triads).
B Duka Matika (List of Dyads):
1. Hetu Gocchaka.
2. Culantara Duka.
3. Asava Gocchaka.
4. Sannojana Gocchaka.
5. Gantha Gocchaka.
6. Ogha Gocchaka.
7. Yoga Gocchaka.
8. Nivarana Gocchaka.
9. Paramasa Gocchaka.
10. Mahantara Duka.
11. Upadana Gocchaka.
12. Kilesa Gocchaka.
13. Pitthi Duka.
C. Suttantika Duka Matika (List of Suttantika Dyads).
I. Division on mind and mental concomitants (Cittuppada Kanda) :
1. Categories of meritorious thoughts.
2. Twelve categories of demeritorious thoughts.
3. Categories of thought not classified as meritorious or demeritorious.
II. Division concerning corporeality (Rupa Kanda):
1. Matika : List of different methods of exposition of corporeality.
2. Rupa Vibhatti: analysis of corporeality.
III. Division of summarized analytical statements (Nikkhepa Kanda) :
1. Analytical exposition of the Triads.
2. Analytical exposition of the Dyads.
3. Analytical exposition of Dyads pertaining to the Suttanta.
IV. Division of additional elucidation (Atthakatha Kanda) :
1. Elucidation of the meanings of the categories in the Triads.
2. Elucidation of the meanings of the categories in the Dyads.