84000 Glossary of Terms

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གྲགས་པ། | Glossary of Terms

    གྲགས་པ།

    grags pa

    Yaśas

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Publications: 3
Translation by Robert Miller
  • Yaśas
  • གྲགས་པ།
  • grags pa
  • Yaśas

The son of a wealthy merchant in Vārāṇasī. After the five excellent disciples, Yaśas was the next to go forth and receive ordination. He was followed in short order by Pūrṇa, Vimala, Gavāmpati, and Subāhu, all five together being referred to as the “five excellent companions.”

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart · Nika Jovic
  • Yaśas
  • ཡ་ཤ།
  • ya sha
  • Yaśas
  • 耶舍

Reincarnation of Damaśrī, prince living in the past at the time of the buddha Merugandha.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Yaśas
  • གྲགས་པ།
  • grags pa
  • Yaśas

The son of a wealthy merchant in Vārāṇasī. After the five excellent disciples, Yaśas was the next to go forth and receive ordination. He was followed in short order by Pūrṇa, Vimala, Gavāmpati, and Subāhu, all five together being referred to as the “five excellent companions.”