Purna

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Purna (Skt. Pūrṇa; P. Puṇṇa; T. gang po གང་པོ་; C. fulouna), was an arhat and one of the ten principal disciples of Gautama Buddha. He was foremost in the skill of teaching the dharma.

Purna was also known as:

  • Pūrṇa Maitrāyaṇīputra (Sanskrit)
  • Puṇṇa Mantāṇīputta (Pali)

Further reading

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