Rishi

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Rishi (Skt. ṛṣi; P. isi; T. drang srong དྲང་སྲོང་) - "a geneneic Indian term for religious recluses."[1]

The term rishi is translated as: sage, seer, holy hermit, sage, seer; Indian ascetic, Indian sage; etc.[2]

Notes

  1. Buswell & Lopez 2014, s.v. Aṭṭhakavagga.
  2. Rangjung a-circle30px.jpg drang_srong


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