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Commentary on the Vinaya Piṭaka of the Pāli Canon compiled by Buddhaghoṣa in the 5th century at the request of Buddhasirī. It is prefixed by an introduction, the Bāhira-nidāna.relating the history of Buddhism up to the establishment of the Vinaya Piṭaka in Sri Lanka. It is based on the Mahāpaccarī and the Kurundī-aṭṭhakathā, two older commentaries.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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