84000 Glossary of Terms

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ན་ལ་ད། | Glossary of Terms


    na la da


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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Nālada
  • ན་ལ་ད།
  • na la da
  • Nālada

Śāriputra’s birthplace in Magadha. King Bimbisāra granted Śāriputra’s grandfather Māṭhara and father Tiṣya rights to this village as a victor’s spoils after debates held in his presence.

Translation by Dr. Lozang Jamspal · Kaia Fischer · Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö
  • Nālada
  • འདམ་བུ་སྦྱིན།
  • ’dam bu sbyin
  • Nālada

A town near Rājagṛha, it is home to the brahmin Tiṣya, father of Śāriputra Upatiṣya.