84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ། | Glossary of Terms

  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཎྜི་ནྱ།

  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཎྜི་ཉ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་དི་ནྱ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎ་ཌི་ཉ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜིནྱ།
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྡི་ནྱ།
  • ཅང་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau Di n+ya
  • kun shes kauN Di nya
  • kun shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • cang shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • kun shes kauN+Din+ya
  • kun shes kaN+Di n+ya
  • kun shes kau N+Di nya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
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Publications: 14
  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་དི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • 憍陳如
Definition in this text:

The first monk that the Buddha Śākyamuni recognized as having understood his teachings.

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. As he was the first to understand the Buddha’s teaching on the four truths, he received the name Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya (Kauṇḍinya who understood).

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཎྜི་ཉ།
  • kun shes kau N+Di nya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

One of the monks attending this teaching in Śrāvastī, at Jeta Grove. He was one of the five companions who joined Prince Siddhārtha while practicing austerities and attended his first turning of the wheel of Dharma at the Deer Park, after the Buddha’s awakening. As he was the first to understand the teachings on the four truths, he received the name Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya, meaning “Kauṇḍinya who understood.” Also known simply as Kauṇḍinya.

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜིནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Din+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

“Kauṇḍinya Who Understood.” Name of the first monk that the Buddha Śākyamuni recognized as having understood his teachings.

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྡི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

See “Kauṇḍinya.”

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྡི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

One of the five ascetics who later became the first five disciples of the Buddha.

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • 阿若憍陳如
Definition in this text:

One of the Buddha’s first five disciples.

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་ཌི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau Di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. As he was the first to understand the Buddha Śākyamuni’s teaching on the four truths of the noble ones, he received the name Ājñātakauṇḍinya (Kauṇḍinya Who Understood).

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽ་དི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kau di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya AD
Definition in this text:

“Kauṇḍinya Who Understood.” Name of the first monk whom the Buddha Śākyamuni recognized as having understood his teachings.

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎ་ཌི་ཉ།
  • kun shes kauN Di nya
  • ājñātakauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. As he was the first to understand the Buddha’s teaching on the four truths, he received the name Ājñātakauṇḍinya (“Kauṇḍinya who understood”).

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kaN+Di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
Definition in this text:

Another name for Kauṇḍinya. One of the five monks present for the first teaching of the four noble truths; on account of his realization he became known as Venerable “All-Knowing Kauṇḍinya” or “Kauṇḍinya who understood” (Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya).

  • Ājñātakauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • ājñātakauṇḍinya AD
  • 阿若憍陳如
Definition in this text:

A court priest in the Buddha’s father’s kingdom who predicted the Buddha’s enlightenment, he later became one of the Buddha’s five companions in asceticism. These five renounced the Buddha (then Siddhartha) when he abandoned asceticism, but after his enlightenment they became his disciples. Kauṇḍinya famously was the first to comprehend the Buddha’s teaching, and in that way became the first (after the Buddha) to gain the status of an arhat.

  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཅང་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜི་ནྱ།
  • cang shes kauN+Di n+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • Ājñāta­kauṇḍinya
  • ཀུན་ཤེས་ཀཽཎྜིནྱ།
  • kun shes kauN+Din+ya
  • ājñāta­kauṇḍinya