Himalayan Art Resources

Arhat/Sthavira: Religious Context

Arhat/Sthavira Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Religious Context
- List of Elders & Related Figures
- Praise to the Sixteen Elders
- Arhat/Sthavira Outline
- Arhat/Sthavira Resource Page Outline
- Shakyamuni Buddha
- Patriarchs
- Related Teachers
- Study Guide
- Bibliography
- Confusions
- Others...

There are several different explanations concerning the origins of the Sixteen Elders. The most widely known narratives come from the following Tibetan teachers:
- Lume Tsultrim Sherab
- Dromton Gyalwai Jungne
- Lhatsun Ngagwang Rinchen
- Khenpo Appey Yönten Zangpo (1927-2010)
- Others...

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Jeff Watt 3-2000 [updated 6-2015, 4-2017, 12-2019]

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