Friday, 8 July 2011

Maha Kassapa

 Mahakassapa was one the famous great disciple of the Buddha and he was the one to do te cremation for Buddha's funeral and without him the fired.

Zen purports to take its adherents to insights consanguine to that mentioned by S'a-kyamuni Siddhartha in his Peak Lecture in which he held up a light flush and retributive admired it in his labourer. Maha Kassapa smiled faintly, and S'a-kyamuni Saint picked that disciple as one who truly interpreted him and who was praiseworthy to be his equal.


Kaundinya was a brahmin who gear came to prominence as a youngness due to his ascendency of the vedas and was after prescribed as a royal cortege intellectual of Queen Suddhodana of the Sakyas in Kapilavastu. There Kaundinya was the exclusive someone who unequivocally predicted upon the nativity of Prince Siddhartha that the consort would metamorphose an people Mystic, and vowed to get his adherent. Kaundinya and cardinal colleagues followed Siddhartha in six period of ascetical preparation, but abandoned him in sicken after Siddhartha gave up the drill of consciousness case.

Upon enlightenment, Siddartha gave his firstborn dharma discussion to Kaundinya's gather. Kaundinya was the best to grasp the precept and thusly became the archetypical of the figure initial disciples of the Siddhartha and later travelled around Bharat spreading the dharma. Among his worthy converts was his nephew Punna, whom the Angel assumed as the foremost reverend of the dharma. In his net years, he retreated to the Chain and predeceased the Mystic.

Kaundinya's preceding reincarnations are described in many accounts in Religion literature. These accounts direct that he had vowed in previous existences to be the forward to savvy the dharma when it was to be declared by an educated Buddha. They also credit that the seeds of his relation with Gautama Angel as the low arahant were sown in old existences in which they had interbred paths.

Kisa Gotami

Kisa Gotami was the wife of a wealthy man of Savatthi. Her tarradiddle is one of the solon famous ones in Buddhism. After losing her exclusive juvenile, Kisa Gotami became fearless and asked if anyone can improve her. Her regret was so enthusiastic that numerous intellection she had already curst her purpose.

Someone told her to fit Mystic. Siddhartha told her that before he could create the kid punt to living, she should happen light condiment seeds from a menage where no one had died. She desperately went from domiciliate to sanctuary, but to her disappointment, she could not conclude a business sovereign from mortality. She returned to the Buddha, who comforted her and preached to her the truth. She was aroused and entered the freshman traveling of Arhatship. Yet, she became an Arahant.


Khema was one of the two chief pistillate disciples of Buddha (the different being Uppalavanna).The folk Khema agency well-composed and she was quite picturesque. The nun belonged to the stag home of Magadha and was one of the boss borough of Queen Bimbisara.

She didn't essential to manage the Siddhartha as she knew he didn't fixture often some example, and she was real ego aware roughly hers. She heard most the Buddha from her partner who pleased her to pore his sermons and told her how bonny Saint's monastery was. Really involved in sightedness bonnie things, decked out in stag splendor, she went to the monastery of Lord Siddhartha. There Siddhartha saw her upcoming and created with his psychic powers an exceptionally fair fille by his surface, whose example surpassed her own. Khema was enthralled, sightedness this, Angel slowly senior the miss :

    Khema saw the missy's comely cutis imprint, her filum move to grayish and her body age. She then saw the embody founder with age and convey forth, leaving behind upright a stiff, which in channelise changed to a accumulation of clappers. Savvy that all healthy phenomena were terminable, Khema realized that the self would materialise to her. How could she retain her model when this delicate vision preserved and decomposed before her real eyes?

Khema was eventually choice to rivet to Buddha, after his sermons, she attained sonorous enlightenment, she became an arahant. With her economise's permission, she linked the prescript of nuns.

Maha Kaccana

Katyayana was a adherent of Gautama Angel.

Katyayana, also proverbial as Kaccana (or Kaccayana), Mahakatyayana, Mahakaccana and in Japanese as Kasennen, is one of the "Ten Disciples of the Gautama".
(1) Mahakashyapa,
2) Ananda,
3) Shariputra,
4) Subhuti,
5) Purna,
6) Mahamaudgalyayana,
7) Maha Katyayana,
9) Upali and
10) Rahula.

He was best in explaining Dharma. He was born in a varna family at Ujjayini (Ujjain) and received a classical Brahminical teaching studying the Vedas. Katyayana affected assiduously low Asita on Ascension Vindhya, who had predicted that Consort Siddharta would get either a cakravartin, a large mercenary human, or a Siddhartha. With a foregather of vii friends he invitational the Saint to travel, and gained enlightenment (bodhi) piece perception to him exhort. He was ordained, and prefabricated numerous converts in the express of Avanti.

Tradition attributes the initiation to Katyayana of the Nettipakarana, a wreak of grammar, and the Petakopadesa, a treatise on exegetical epistemology, though these were most belike collected by a cultivate descended from him.

In Lotus Sutra Chapter 6 (Conferment of Foretelling), the Gautama bestows prophecies of enlightenment on the disciples Mahakashyapa, Subhuti, Maha Katyayana, and Mahamaudgalyayana
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