Patriarchs; 1 Definition(s)
Patriarchs 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: The Art of Asia: Who is Who in Heaven
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Search found 27 books and stories containing Patriarchs. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Chaldean account of Genesis (by George Smith)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Book One < [Preface]
Chapter VI - Division of the Sama-veda < [Book III]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 5 - The legend of Upagupta < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Part 7 - Why Ānanda is not an arhat < [Chapter VI - The Great Bhikṣu Saṃgha]
Appendix 9 - The first Madhyamika authors (Nāgārjuna, Āryadeva, Rāhulabhadra) < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)