Buddhists Holy book/ Sacred Text is the Pali Canon. Pali Canon is the standard collection of scriptures in the Theavada Buddhist tradition. Theavad is the oldest surviving early Buddhist school. The Pali Canon is the only completely surving early Buddist canon, and one of the firsts to be written down. It was composed in North India, and preserved orally unitl it was committer to writting durign the Fourth Buddhist Council in Sri Lanka in the 1st centry BC, approximately three hundred years after the death of Buddha.