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(Skt., noble community).

The community of the āryas or those ‘noble persons’ (ārya-pudgala) who have attained the supermundane path (ārya-mārga). This is the Saṃgha referred to in the formula of the three refuges (triśaraṇa), and is distinct from the broader Buddhist community including laymen and laywomen.

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