84000 Glossary of Terms

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མཽད་གལ་གྱི་བུ། | Glossary of Terms

  • མོད་གལ་གྱི་བུ་ཆེན་པོ།

  • མོའུ་དགལ་གྱི་བུ།
  • མོའུ་འགལ་གྱི་བུ།
  • མཽད་གལ་གྱི་བུ་ཆེན་པོ།
  • མཽད་གལ་གྱི་བུ།
  • མཽད་གལ་བུ།
  • མཽད་གལ་ཡ།
  • མཽད་གལ།
  • maud gal gyi bu
  • mo’u ’gal gyi bu
  • maud gal gyi bu chen po
  • maud gal
  • maud gal ya
  • maud gal bu
  • mod gal gyi bu chen po
  • mo’u dgal gyi bu
  • maudgalyāyana
  • mahā­maudgalyāyana
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One of the principal śrāvaka disciples of the Buddha, paired with Śāriputra. He was renowned for his miraculous powers. His family clan was descended from Mudgala, hence his name Maudgalyā­yana, “the son of Mudgala’s descendants.” Respectfully referred to as Mahā­maudgalyā­yana, “Great Maudgalyāyana.”