Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) by Sāriputta Thera of Sri Lanka on the Samantapāsādikā Vinaya Commentary by Buddhaghosa. Many of the illustrative stories are about Sri Lanka monks.
The book contains a valuable account of the eighteen sects into which the Saṅgha was divided at the time of the Third Council. Gv.61, 65; SadS.62; P.L.C.192 f ; Bode, op.cit., 39.