84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ། | Glossary of Terms

    ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ།

    kun shes kau Di n+ya

    Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

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Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་དི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

The first monk that the Buddha Śākyamuni recognized as having understood his teachings.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཎྜི་ཉ།
  • kun shes kau N+Di nya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Translation by Mattia Salvini
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜིནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Din+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

“Kauṇḍinya Who Understood.” Name of the first monk that Śākyamuni Buddha recognized as having understood his teachings.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྡི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

See “Kauṇḍinya.”

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྡི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

One of the five ascetics who later became the first five disciples of the Buddha.

Translation by Lowell Cook
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • 阿若憍陳如

One of the Buddha’s first five disciples.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau Di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. As he was the first to understand the Buddha Śākyamuni’s teaching on the four truths of the noble ones, he received the name Ājñātakauṇḍinya (Kauṇḍinya Who Understood).

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎ་ཌི་ཉ།
  • kun shes kauN Di nya
  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. As he was the first to understand the Buddha’s teaching on the four truths, he received the name Ājñātakauṇḍinya (“Kauṇḍinya who understood”).

Translation by James Gentry
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཅང་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • cang shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Translation by James Gentry
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜིནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Din+ya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya