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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]].
 
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==
 
==Further Reading==
 
*[[Philippe Cornu]], ''Manuel de bouddhisme — Philosophie, pratique et histoire. Tome I, Bouddhisme ancien et Theravāda'' (Editions Rangdröl, 2019), pages 63-64.
 
*[[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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*{{84000|https://read.84000.co/translation/toh1-1.html|“Kangyur, The Chapter on Going Forth” from The Chapters on Monastic Discipline, Toh 1-1}}
  
 
[[Category:Buddha Shakyamuni's Disciples]]
 
[[Category:Buddha Shakyamuni's Disciples]]

Revision as of 23:10, 13 July 2020

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