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ལྷས་བྱིན། | Glossary of Terms

    ལྷས་བྱིན།

    lhas byin

    Devadatta

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Publications: 17
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • lha sbyin
  • Devadatta

A disciple of the Buddha.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • lha sbyin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of the Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart · Nika Jovic
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta
  • 調達, 提婆達多

A cousin of Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. His tradition was still continuing during the first millennium ᴄᴇ. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Klaus-Dieter Mathes · Julika Weber · Katrin Querl · Konstantin Brockhausen · Susanne Fleischmann · Daniel Gratzer · Georgi Krastev · Jamie Gordon Creek
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

The Buddha’s jealous, scheming cousin.

Translation by Tulku Sherdor · Virginia Blum
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

The Buddha’s cousin and challenger.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta
Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of Śākyamuni, who broke with him and established his own community. His tradition was still continuing during the first millennium ᴄᴇ. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes, but not in The White Lotus of the Good Dharma, where he is a teacher of the Buddha in a previous lifetime, and the Buddha prophesies his future buddhahood.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • ལྷ་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • lha sbyin
  • lha byin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. His tradition was still continuing during the first millennium ᴄᴇ. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Timothy Hinkle
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

Cousin, student, and competitor with the Buddha. He is one of the main characters in the stories from the Buddha’s life.

Translation by Gyurmé Avertin
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • lha sbyin
  • Devadatta
Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of the Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · Timothy Hinkle · Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of the Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. His tradition was still continuing during the first millennium ᴄᴇ. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Bruno Galasek-Hul
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lha sbyin
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

The historical Buddha’s cousin, and brother of Ānanda. He became notorious through his schemes to become the Buddha’s successor‍—to the point of attempting to kill the Buddha‍—and through the splitting of the Saṅgha.

Translation by Tom Tillemans
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷ་སྦྱིན།
  • lha sbyin
  • Devadatta

The Śākyan cousin of the Buddha traditionally depicted as eager for gain and jealous of the Buddha’s fame.

Translation by Sonam Tsering Ngulphu · Norzin Dolma
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

A cousin of Buddha Śākyamuni who broke with him and established his own community. He is portrayed as engendering evil schemes against the Buddha and even succeeding in wounding him. He is usually identified with wicked beings in accounts of previous lifetimes.

Translation by Ruth Gamble · Tenzin Ringpapontsang
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

The Buddha’s disloyal cousin.

Translation by Adam Krug · Dr. Andreas Doctor
  • Devadatta
  • ལྷས་བྱིན།
  • lhas byin
  • Devadatta

The name of the Buddha’s cousin and brother-in-law who defected from the Buddha’s saṅgha, causing the very first schism, and went on to compete against and even attempt to kill the Buddha Śākyamuni.