Sarthavaha, aka: Sārthavāha, Sartha-vaha; 1 Definition(s)
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Sārthavāha (सार्थवाह) is one of the Bodhisattvas accompanying the Buddha at Rājagṛha on the Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata, mentioned in a list of twenty-two in to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13.—They were at the head of countless thousands of koṭinayuta of Bodhisattva-mahāsattvas who were all still awaiting succession and will still accede to Buddhahood. He is also known as Tao che.
Sārthavāha is one of the sixteen classified as a lay (gṛhastha) Bodhisattva: Sārthavāha, of the vaiśya caste, lives in Chö p’o t’i (Śravāstī).(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Sarthavaha, Sārthavāha or Sartha-vaha. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The 22 main Bodhisattvas < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
Introduction to the eight classes of dharmas < [Chapter XXXII-XXXIV - The eight classes of supplementary dharmas]
III. There is no boastfulness in the buddha < [Part 3 - Appendices to the ten powers]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XXXII - The five monks < [Volume III]
Chapter XXX - The rolling of the wheel < [Volume III]
Chapter XXX - The second Avalokita-sūtra < [Volume II]
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)