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Apart from the Vedic Brahmins, the Buddha's lifetime coincided with the flourishing of influential śramaṇa schools of thought like Ājīvika, Cārvāka, Jainism, and Ajñana. Śāriputra and Moggallāna, two of the foremost disciples of the Buddha, were formerly the foremost disciples of Sañjaya Belaṭṭhaputta, the sceptic; and the Pāli canon frequently depicts Buddha engaging in debate with the adherents of rival schools of thought. When the Buddha's community had grown to around sixty awakened monks, he instructed .
In Buddhism, an arahant or arhat is one who has gained insight into the true nature of existence and has achieved Nibbana and liberated from the endless cycle of rebirth. Mahayana Buddhist traditions have used the term for people far advanced along the path of Enlightenment, but who may not have reached full Buddhahood. The understanding of the concept has changed over the centuries, and varies between different schools of Buddhism and different regions. A .
Virudhaka is a major deity in Buddhism. Virudhaka is a symbol of success and progress. Virudhara is the ruler of the wind. His sword is to protect Dharma and also to symbolize power over ignorance. Virudhaka is the Guardian of the Southern Direction. Virudhaka, leader of the Kumbhanda, is a worldly guardian worshipped as a protector. He lives on the south side of the lower slopes of Mount Meru in the Heaven of the Four .
Dharmata is the Upasaka of Central Asian or Chinese origin and the layman attendant to the 16 Great Arhats. Dharmata is the essence of things as they are. Dharmata is the naked, unconditioned truth, the nature of reality, or the true nature of phenomenal existence. Dharmata is called the Upasaka. Dharmata is also known as Ge yen dharma ta in Tibet. Previously, we learned about the life of Dharmata. Now, we are going to learn about the .
Kanakabharadhvaja is the Elder of 8th arhat from the set of 16 great arhats. Kanakabharadhvaja is known as Bha ra dhva JA ser Chen Chong in Tibet. The meaning of Kanakabharadhvaja is Sthavira Kanaka Bharadhvaja in Sanskrit. The life of Kanakabharadhvaja Kanakabharadhvaja was born in 1600 to a wealthy householder. He grew up generous and compassionate, supporting the poor and giving alms to religious persons. Buddhist Elder Kanakabharadvaja was dead in 1699. Buddha Teaching changed Kanaka Bharadhvaja .
Gopaka is the Elders who are known as the 15th and 1st arhats from the set of 16 great arhats. Gopaka is also called principal students of the Buddha Shakyamuni. The Viability of the Gopaka In this portion, we are going to learn about the Viability of the Gopaka. After that, we are going to learn about the short etymological description of the word Gopaka itself. Etymology of the Gopaka The meaning of Gopaka is ne ten, be .
Abheda is known as the 16th arhat from the set of 16 great arhats, principal students of the Buddha Shakyamuni. The Entity of Abheda In this portion, we are going to learn about the entity of Abheda. After that, we will learn the short etymological description of the word Abheda itself. Etymology of Abheda Abheda is known as Ne ten, mi che pa in Tibet. And the meaning of Abheda is Sthavira Abheda in Sanskrit. Earlier, we learn about .
Rahula is the elder of the actual son of the Buddha Shakyamuni and the 10th arhat from the set of 16 Great Arhats. Rahula is known in Buddhist texts for his eagerness for learning and was honored by monks and nuns throughout Buddhist history. The life of the Rahula In this portion, we are going to talk about the life of Rahula. After that short etymological description of the word Rahula itself. Etymology of the Rahula The meaning .
Vanavasin the Elder is the 3rd arhat from the set of 16 great arhats. Vanavasin is also known as presides over the Seven Leaves Mountain with four hundred disciples. The life of the Vanavasin In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Vanavasin. And after, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Vanavasin itself. Etymology of Vanavasin Vanavasin is known as Pag pa Ne ten, nag la Ne in Tibet. .
Kṣitigarbha is also known as bodhisattva primarily revered in East Asian Buddhism who is usually depicted as a Buddhist monk in the Orient. Ksitigarbha is known for his vow not to achieve Buddhahood until all hells are emptied. Therefore, Ksitigrabha is also regarded as the bodhisattva of hell-beings. The Life of Ksitigarbha In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Ksitigarbha, after that, we will present the short etymological description of the .