Five Bhikkhus, Five Bhikhus, Five Bhikshus, Five Bhiksus: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryThe 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.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Story of the Five Bhikkhus (Pañcavaggī Theras) < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Part 2 - The Five Great Dreams of the Bodhisatta < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Part 17 - Notes on the Anatta-lakkhaṇa Sutta < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
The Gospel of Buddha (by Paul Carus)
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Banner of the Arahants (by Bhikkhu Khantipalo)
Part 1 - Discourse On Setting In Motion The Wheel Of Dhamma < [Appendix I]
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)