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Kathā-vatthu

, n., Points of Controversy; title of the
fifth division of the
Abhidhamma-piṭaka, (q.v.) tradi-
tionally ascribed to the
thera Moggaliputtatissa; said
to have been proclaimed 218 years after the nibbāna (cf.
As 3,25-29); ~ is rejected by the vitaṇḍavādins being
considered non canonical
(cf. As ibid.); ~ is said to com-
prise
1.000 suttas and to be equal in length to the Dī-
ghanikāya (cf. As 4,24-30 ≠ Moh 3,5-8; Kv-a 7,22); on
the division of ~, cf.
Kv-a XXVIII foll.; ~ quotes from the
suttantantas, (cf. Kv index), but neither from the Vina-
ya nor from the Abhidhamma-piṭaka, as stated erro-
neously
Kv-Trsl.: 401 foll.; cf. E. FRAUWALLNER,
WZKS XVI 1972: 124; Kleine Schriften, Wiesbaden
1982: 667; L. S. COUSINS: The 'Five Points' and the Ori-
gins of the Buddhist Schools, in Buddhist Essays, Mem.
Vol.
H. Saddhatissa, London 1992: 79-126; madditvā
nānāvādāni ... sāsanaṁ jotayitvāna ~uṁ pakāsayi,
Dīp VII 41; Dhammasaṅgaho ... ~u + idaṁ abhi-
dhammapiṭakaṁ nāma, Sv 17,15; tatiyasaṅgītikāle
ṭhapetabbassa ~uno Satthunā ṭhapitanayaṁ va kiñ-
ci adhikāraṁ dassetvā, Mhv-ṭ 36,25; Vism 692,28;
~uṁ kasmā gahitaṁ, As 3,25; Mhbv 94,20; — in long
cpd. at
As 3,22; Sadd 255,5; — °-aṭṭha-kathā, f.; Npr.; a
commentary on prec., traditionally ascribed to
Buddha-
ghosa; v. K. R. NORMAN, Pāli Lit.: 123,125; — °-ppa-
karaṇa
, n., the treatise called Kathāvatthu; tasmiṁ sa-
māgame Moggaliputtatissatthero parappavādaṁ
maddamāno ~aṁ abhāsi, Sp 61,13 ≠ Kv-a 7,23; ~aṁ
paravādappamaddanaṁ abhāsi Tissathero, Mhv V
278; ~e pañcatiṁsa bhāṇavāraṁ niṭṭhitaṁ, Kv 628,5;
suttasahassaṁ samodhānetvā vibhattaṁ ~aṁ, Mil
12,28 ≠ As 4,29; Ps II 184,28; vitthāro pana ... ~assa ṭī-
kāya gahetabbo, Ud-a 94,9 (reading °vatthūpak°) =
Nett-ṭ 67,15; ~e pi vuttaṁ, Vibh-a 321,31; desetvā
thero abhidhammaṁ ~aṁ sakavādasodhanatthāya,
Dīp VII 56foll.; Kv-a 8,2; Sv-pṭ I 80,1; Ppk-mṭ 117,5;
paravitāraṇavādā ca tesaṁ Mahāsaṅghikâdīnañ ca
vibhāgo ~e vutto, Vmv II 50,10; — ~ṭṭha-kathā, f.;
~āya, Mhv-ṭ 173,25; — °-mātik'-attha-saṁvaṇṇanā,
f.; title of Moh 257,1-277,6; — °-mātikā, f., list of topics
of the
Kv; Moh 257,2; — °-mātikā-vivaraṇa-mukhe-
na
, 2ind., by way of explicating the list of topics of the
Kv; sabbaṁ paravādaṁ ~ena nimmaddanaṁ ka-
ronto, Vmv I 32,8 (ad Sp 61,13, q.v. supra).