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ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ། | Glossary of Terms

    ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།

    sha ra dwa ti’i bu

    Śāradvatīputra

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Translation by Gyurme Dorje
  • Śāradvatī­putra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatī­putra

Name of an elder and senior disciple of Buddha Śākyamuni, sometimes contracted as Śāriputra.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Catherine Dalton
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

More widely known as Śāriputra. He was one of the closest disciples of the Buddha, known for his pure discipline and, of the hearer disciples, considered foremost in wisdom.

Translation by Thomas Doctor
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the closest disciples of the Buddha, renowned for his pure observance of discipline. Also known as Śāriputra.

Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa t’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

An elder monk in the Buddha’s retinue, known for his pure observance of discipline and unparalleled knowledge of the teachings.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · James Gentry
  • Śāradvatī­putra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatī­putra

More widely known as Śāriputra‍—the contracted version of his name‍—he was one of the Buddha’s foremost hearer disciples. Renowned for unparalleled knowledge of the teachings.

Translation by Joseph McClellan
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the closest disciples of the Buddha, known for his pure observance of discipline.

Translation by David Jackson
  • Śāradvatī­putra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatī­putra

Lit. “Son of Śāri,” also known as “Śāriputra,” one of two main male disciples of the Buddha.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the closest disciples of the Buddha, known for his pure observance of discipline. Also known as Śāriputra.

Translation by Jens Braarvig
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤཱ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • shA ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the Buddha’s chief disciples, more commonly known as Śāriputra.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

Lit. “Son of Śāradvatī or Śāri,” more widely known as Śāriputra‍—the contracted version of his name‍—he was one of the Buddha’s foremost hearer disciples. Renowned for unparalleled wisdom and knowledge of the teachings.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the two closest disciples of the Buddha, known for his pure observance of discipline.

Translation by Gregory Forgues · Dennis Johnson · Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

One of the closest disciples of the Buddha, renowned for his pure observance of discipline. Also known as Śāriputra.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

Along with Maudgalyāyana, Śāradvatīputra (also known as Śāriputra) was one of the two main disciples of the Buddha. He was renowned for his pure discipline and was praised by the Buddha as being foremost in terms of insight.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · Timothy Hinkle · Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

More widely known as Śāriputra‍—the contracted version of his name‍—he was one of the Buddha’s foremost hearer disciples. Renowned for his pure discipline and unparalleled knowledge of the teachings.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa t’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra
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Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Śāradvatīputra
  • ཤ་ར་དྭ་ཏིའི་བུ།
  • sha ra dwa ti’i bu
  • Śāradvatīputra

“Son of Śāradvatī,” another name of Śāriputra.