The Legends
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In the Anguttara also we meet (in the Duka Nipiita) the earliest references in the canon to vimiina, the heavenly abodes. This is an ominous foretaste of the sensationalism that was to take possession of the last nikiiya, the Khuddaka. We may therefore safely say that the Anguttara Nikaya is younger than the Majjhima and SaI11yutta works.