Fourfold Assembly: 1 definition
Fourfold Assembly means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryOr the Four Varga (groups) are bhiksu, bhiksuni, upasaka and upasika, i.e. monks, nuns, male and female devotees.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Why the buddha thinks highly of his ten powers < [Part 3 - Appendices to the ten powers]
Appendix 5 - Arhathood of Ānanda < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Chapter 5 - The Names of the Hells < [Scroll 1]
Chapter 6 - The Tathāgata's Praise < [Scroll 1]
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)