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Devadatta (Skt.; Tib. ལྷས་བྱིན་, Wyl. lhas byin) — Buddha's jealous scheming cousin. He was also the instigator of the first schism in the Buddhist monastic community by imposing more severe monastic rules on the community.

Further Reading

  • Philippe Cornu, Manuel de bouddhisme — Philosophie, pratique et histoire. Tome I, Bouddhisme ancien et Theravāda (Editions Rangdröl, 2019), pages 60-61.