Canonical literature of Buddhism - Art & Culture

Q.  Which of the following is/are a part of the canonical literature of Buddhism?

1) Jataka Stories
2) Sutta pitaka
3) Vinyapitaka

- Published on 18 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 1 and 2
c. Only 2 and 3
d. All of the above

ANSWER: Only 2 and 3
Jataka Stories are non-canonical literature. They are birth stories.


  • Harsha   -Posted on 24 Jun 22
    Jatakas are one of the 15 books of khuddaka nikaya, which is classified under sutta pitaka that is canonical, so how jatakas can be considered as non canonical?

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