Structure of the Pali Canonical Literature


Tipitaka
a.      Vinaya-Pitaka
                                                                                               i.         Parajika
                                                                                             ii.         Pacittiya
                                                                                            iii.         Mahavagga
                                                                                           iv.         Culavagga
                                                                                             v.         Parivara
b.      Sutta-Pitaka
                                                                                               i.         Digha-Nikaya
                                                                                             ii.         Majjhima-Nikaya
                                                                                            iii.         Samyutta-Nikaya
                                                                                           iv.         Anguttara-Nikaya
                                                                                             v.         Khuddaka-Nikaya. The books under the Khuddaka -Nikaya are:
1.           Khuddakapatha
2.           Dhammapada
3.           Udana
4.           Itivuttaka
5.           Suttanipata
6.           Vimanavatthu
7.           Petavatthu
8.           Theragatha
9.           Therigatha
10.       Apadana
11.       Buddhavamsa
12.       Cariyapitaka
13.       Jataka
14.       Mahaniddesa
15.       Culaniddesa
16.       Patisambhidamagga
17.       Nettippakarana
18.       Petakopadesa
19.       Milindapanha.

c.      Abhidhamma-Pitaka
                                                                                               i.         Dhammasangani
                                                                                             ii.         Vibhanga
                                                                                            iii.         Dhatukatha
                                                                                           iv.         Puggalapannatti
                                                                                             v.         Kathavatthu
                                                                                           vi.         Yamaka
                                                                                         vii.         Patthana
      II.         Atthakakatha Literature
a.      Vinaya-Pitaka-Atthakatha (Samantapasadika)
                                                                                               i.         Parajika-Atthakatha
                                                                                             ii.         Pacittiya-Atthakatha
                                                                                            iii.         Mahavagga- Atthakatha
                                                                                           iv.         Culavagga- Atthakatha
                                                                                             v.         Parivara- Atthakatha
                                                                                           vi.         Patimokkha- Atthakatha (Kankhavitarani)
b.      Sutta-Pitaka- Atthakatha
                                                                                               i.         Digha-Nikaya- Atthakatha (Sumangalavilasini)
                                                                                             ii.         Majjhima-Nikaya- Atthakatha (Papancasudani)
                                                                                            iii.         Samyutta-Nikaya- Atthakatha (Saratthappakasini)
                                                                                           iv.         Anguttara-Nikaya- Atthakatha (Manorathapurani)
                                                                                             v.         The Commentaries of the Khuddaka-Nikaya are as follows:
1.           Khuddakapatha- Atthakatha (Paramatthajotika)
2.           Dhammapada- Atthakatha
3.           Udana- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
4.           Itivuttaka- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
5.           Suttanipata- Atthakatha (Paramatthajotika)
6.           Vimanavatthu- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
7.           Petavatthu- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
8.           Theragatha- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
9.           Therigatha- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
10.       Apadana- Atthakatha (Visuddhajanavilasini)
11.       Buddhavamsa- Atthakatha (Madhuratthavilasini)
12.       Cariyapitaka- Atthakatha (Paramatthadipani)
13.       Jataka- Atthakatha
14.       Mahaniddesa- Atthakatha (Saddhammappajjotika)
15.       Culaniddesa- Atthakatha (Saddhammappajjotika)
16.       Patisambhidamagga- Atthakatha (Saddhammappakasini)
17.       Nettippakarana- Atthakatha
18.       Petakopadesa- Atthakatha
19.       Milindapanha- Atthakatha
c.      Abhidhamma-Pitaka- Atthakatha
                                                                                               i.         Dhammasangani- Atthakatha (Atthasalini)
                                                                                             ii.         Vibhanga- Atthakatha (Sammohavinodani)
                                                                                            iii.         Pancappakarana- Atthakatha (Atthakatha on Dhatukatha, Puggalapannatti, Kathavatthu, Yamaka, Patthana)
     III.         Tika Literature
a.      Vinaya-Pitaka-Tika
                                                                                               i.         Vajirabuddhi-Tika
                                                                                             ii.         Saratthadipani- Tika
                                                                                            iii.         Vimativinodani- Tika
                                                                                           iv.         Kankhavitarani-Purana- Tika
                                                                                             v.         Kankhavitarani-Abhinava- Tika
b.      Sutta-Pitaka- Tika
                                                                                               i.         Digha-Nikaya- Tika (Linatthappakasana)
                                                                                             ii.         Digha-Nikaya-Silakkhandhavagga-Abhinava- Tika (Sadhuvilasini)
                                                                                            iii.         Majjhima-Nikaya- Tika (Linatthappakasana)
                                                                                           iv.         Samyutta-Nikaya- Tika (Linatthappakasana)
                                                                                             v.         Anguttara-Nikaya-Tika (Saratthamanjusa)
                                                                                           vi.         Nettippakarana- Tika (Linatthavannana)
                                                                                         vii.         Nettivibhavini- Tika
c.      Abhidhamma-Pitaka- Tika
                                                                                               i.         Dhammasangani-Mula- Tika
                                                                                             ii.         Dhammasangani-Anu- Tika
                                                                                            iii.         Vibhanga-Mula-Tika
                                                                                           iv.         Vibhanga-Anu-Tika
                                                                                             v.         Pancappakarana-Mula-Tika
                                                 vi.   Pancappakarana-Anu-Tika.

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