Bhadrika

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Bhadrika (Skt. Bhadrika; Pali Bhaddiya; Tib. བཟང་ལྡན་, zang den; Wyl. bzang ldan) was one of the five ascetics who practised austerities with Shakyamuni Buddha before his enlightenment. He later became one of the Buddha’s first disciples and a stream enterer upon hearing the first turning of the wheel of dharma and upon hearing the second turning he became an arhat.