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They both passed away into [[nirvana]] one year before the [[Buddha]].
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They were both born on the same day near [[Rajagriha]], the capital of [[Magadha]], in families with close ties and grew up together. It is through [[Ashvajit]] that they first heard of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings. They both passed away into [[nirvana]] one year before the [[Buddha]].
  
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==Further Reading==
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*[[Philippe Cornu]], ''Manuel de bouddhisme — Philosophie, pratique et histoire. Tome I, Bouddhisme ancien et Theravāda'' (Editions Rangdröl, 2019), pages 63-64.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:02, 9 June 2019

The two supreme sharavakas were Buddha Shakyamuni's two foremost disciples:

They were both born on the same day near Rajagriha, the capital of Magadha, in families with close ties and grew up together. It is through Ashvajit that they first heard of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings. They both passed away into nirvana one year before the Buddha.

Further Reading

  • Philippe Cornu, Manuel de bouddhisme — Philosophie, pratique et histoire. Tome I, Bouddhisme ancien et Theravāda (Editions Rangdröl, 2019), pages 63-64.