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Five Bhikkhus, aka: Five Bhikhus, Five Bhikshus, Five Bhiksus; 1 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

The first five of Buddhas converts: in Pali (P) and in Sanskrit (S) Ajnata Kaundinya Ajnata Kondanna Bhadrika - Bhaddiya Asvajit - Assagi Vaspa - Vappa Mahanaman - Mahanama They followed Shakyamuni to practice asceticism, but left him when he abandoned such practices. Later, when Shakyamuni attained Buddhahood, his first sermon was preached in Deer Park to these men, who became his first disciples.Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary

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