Mahanaman (Skt. Mahānāman; Pali Mahanama; Tib. མིང་ཆེན་, ming chen, Wyl. ming chen) was one of the five ascetics who practised austerities for six years 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.