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‘An Introduction to Abhidhamma’, being the title of a treatise on Abhidharma (Pāli, Abhidhamma) composed in India by Buddhadatta. The work is mostly in verse and comparable to the Visudhimagga of Buddhaghoṣa, whom Buddhadatta is said to have met. Two subcommentaries (ṭīkās) exist, one by Vācissara Mahāsāmi and the other by Sumaṇgala.

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