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དགྲ་གཅན། | Glossary of Terms

    དགྲ་གཅན།

    dgra gcan

    Rāhula

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Publications: 15
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་ཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra can zin
  • Rāhula

The son of the Buddha. Also referred to as “Rāhulabhadra.”

Translation by Dr. Karen Liljenberg
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula
Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་བཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra bcan zin
  • Rāhula
Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན།
  • sgra gcan
  • Rāhula

Śākyamuni Buddha’s son who became the first novice monk and a prominent member of his monastic saṅgha.

Translation by Julia Stenzel · Ngawang Rinchen Gyaltsen · Tsewang Gyaltsen
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula

Śrāvaka arhat, one of the sixteen sthavira arhats (see “elder”).

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Rāhula
  • དགྲ་གཅན།
  • dgra gcan
  • Rāhula

The name of Śākyamuni’s son. Also the name of the sons of all the buddhas that Śākyamuni had received the Samādhirāja from in previous lifetimes.

Translation by David Jackson
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula
Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula

The Buddha’s son who became the first novice monk and a prominent member of his monastic saṅgha.

Translation by Robert A. F. Thurman
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་འཛིན།
  • sgra gcan ’dzin
  • Rāhula

Śākyamuni Buddha’s own son, who became a distinguished disciple. See also UT22084-060-005-945.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula

The Buddha’s son and disciple.

Translation by Dr. Karen Liljenberg · Dr. Ulrich Pagel
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula

The Buddha’s son who became a monk (bhikṣu) and his disciple.

Translation by Chloé Cramer · Ben Ewing · Lowell Cook · Oriane Lavole
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula

Rāhula is the name of Śākyamuni Buddha’s physical son. Edgerton reports from different sources that he miraculously descended from Tuṣita heaven into his mother’s womb, and insisted on becoming a monk when he found out that the Buddha was his father. He was ordained by Śāriputra.

Translation by Ruth Gamble · Tenzin Ringpapontsang
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་ཅན་འཛིན།
  • sgra can ’dzin
  • Rāhula

The Buddha’s son.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་འཛིན།
  • sgra gcan ’dzin
  • Rāhula

One of the śrāvakas attending the delivery of the MMK; one of the eight great śrāvakas or arhats.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Rāhula
  • སྒྲ་གཅན་ཟིན།
  • sgra gcan zin
  • Rāhula