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མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན། | Glossary of Terms

    མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།

    mgon med zas sbyin

    Anāthapiṇḍada

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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy patron who donated Jetavana to the saṅgha.

Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A lay follower of the Buddha.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • སྐྱབས་མྱེད་པ་ལ་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • skyabs myed pa la zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought Prince Jeta’s park, the Jetavana, to be the Buddha’s first monastery, a place where the monks could stay during the monsoon. Although his Sanskrit name is Anāthapiṇḍada, he is better known in the West by the alternative form Anāthapiṇḍika. Both mean “one who gives food to the destitute.” Pali: Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Thomas Doctor
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Benefactor of the Buddha.

Translation by Robert Kritzer
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, famous for his generosity to the poor, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought Jetavana from Prince Jeta and built there a monastery for the Buddha. He is also well known by the Pāli rendering of his name, Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Jake Nagasawa · ErdeneBaatar Erdene-Ochir · Jaakko Takkinen
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant from the city of Śrāvastī who was a great patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni and the saṅgha. He is better known in the West by the alternative form Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Jed Forman · ErdeneBaatar Erdene-Ochir · Michael Ium
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Anāthapiṇḍada was a wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought the land from Prince Jeta to serve as the Buddha’s first monastery.

Translation by Maurizio Pontiggia
  • Anātha­piṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • anāthapiṇḍada
  • 給孤獨

A principal benefactor of the Buddha; he was the wealthy merchant who acquired Prince Jeta’s Grove, i.e., the Jetavana, and donated it to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anathapiṇḍada
Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

An important benefactor of the Buddha who donated the Jeta Grove outside of Śrāvastī to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer · Thomas Doctor
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • anāthapiṇḍada

A famous benefactor of the Buddha.

Translation by Julia Stenzel · Ngawang Rinchen Gyaltsen · Tsewang Gyaltsen
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A principal benefactor of the Buddha; he was the wealthy banker who acquired the grove of Prince Jeta, i.e., Jeta Grove, and donated it to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་པ་ལ་ཟས་སྦྱིན་པ།
  • mgon med pa la zas sbyin pa
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Anāthapiṇḍada was a wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, who became a patron of Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought the Jeta Park there to be the Buddha’s first monastery. He is better known in the West by the alternative Pāli form Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Chodrungma Kunga Chodro
  • Anātha­piṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy layman and famous benefactor of the Buddha who purchased the Jetavana and donated it to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle · Ryan Damron · Dr. Andreas Doctor
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Anāthapiṇḍada was a wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, famous for his generosity to the poor, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought the Jeta Grove from Prince Jeta, and built there a monastery for the Buddha. He is better known in the West by the alternative Pāli form Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Wealthy lay disciple of the Buddha who offered him his park in Śrāvastī, the Jeta Grove.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, famous for his generosity to the poor, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought Prince Jeta’s Grove (Skt. Jetavana), to be the Buddha’s first monastery, a place where the monks could stay during the monsoon. Although his Sanskrit name is Anāthapiṇḍada, he is better known in the West by the Pāli form of his name, Anāthapiṇḍika. Both mean “the one who gives food to the destitute.”

Translation by Chodrungma Kunga Chodron
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy layman and famous benefactor of the Buddha who purchased the Jetavana and donated it to the Buddhist community. He is better known in the West by the alternative Pāli form Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by James B. Apple
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Anāthapiṇḍada was a wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, famous for his generosity to the poor, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought the Jeta Grove from Prince Jeta and built there a monastery for the Buddha. He is also well known by the Pali rendering of his name, Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Lowell Cook
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • 給孤獨

An important benefactor of the Buddha who donated the Jeta Grove outside of Śrāvastī to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Lowell Cook
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A principal benefactor of the Buddha; he was the wealthy banker from Śrāvastī who acquired the grove of Prince Jeta, i.e., Jeta Grove, and donated it to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Annie Bien
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy householder of Śrāvastī renowned for his generosity. He spent a small fortune to purchase the grove of Prince Jeta, built a monastery there, and offered both to the Buddha.

Translation by Karen Liljenberg · Ulrich Pagel
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

Anāthapiṇḍada was a wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought the Jeta Grove there and offered it to the Buddha and the monastic community as a residence during the summer rainy season.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy householder of Śrāvastī renowned for his generosity. He spent a small fortune to purchase the grove of Prince Jeta, built a monastery there, and offered both to the Buddha.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle · Anna Zilman · Lama Tenzin Sangpo
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

An important benefactor of the Buddha Śākyamuni.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

An important benefactor of the Buddha who donated the Jeta Grove outside of Śrāvastī to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Annie Bien
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy householder of Śrāvastī renowned for his generosity. He spent a small fortune to purchase the grove of Prince Jeta, built a monastery there, and offered both to the Buddha.

Translation by Bruno Galasek-Hul
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant of Śrāvastī who became an early follower of the Buddha and an important donor; the spelling in Pali texts is Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Ryan Conlon
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

An important benefactor of the Buddha who donated the Jeta Grove outside of Śrāvastī to the Buddhist community.

Translation by Chodrungma Kunga Chodron
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy layman and famous benefactor of the Buddha who purchased the Jetavana and donated it to the Buddhist community. He is better known in the West by the alternative Pāli form Anāthapiṇḍika.

Translation by Bruno Galasek-Hul
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་པ་ལ་ཟས་བྱིན།
  • mgon med pa la zas byin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant of Śrāvastī (Pāli. Sāvatthi) who became an early follower of the Buddha and an important donor.

Translation by Thomas Cruijsen
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy patron-householder from Śrāvastī who donated Jetavana to the Buddha Śākyamuni and his monastic community.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought Prince Jeta’s Park, the Jetavana, to be the Buddha’s first monastery, a place where the monks could stay during the monsoon. Although his Sanskrit name is Anāthapiṇḍada, he is better known in the West by the alternative form Anāthapiṇḍika that is predominant in the Pāli canon. Both mean “the one who gives food to the destitute.”

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Anāthapiṇḍada
  • མགོན་མེད་ཟས་སྦྱིན།
  • mgon med zas sbyin
  • Anāthapiṇḍada

A wealthy merchant in the town of Śrāvastī, who became a patron of the Buddha Śākyamuni. He bought Prince Jeta’s Park, the Jetavana, to be the Buddha’s first monastery, a place where the monks could stay during the monsoon. Although his Sanskrit name is Anāthapiṇḍada, he is better known in the West by the alternative form Anāthapiṇḍika that is predominant in the Pāli canon. Both mean “the one who gives food to the destitute.”