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A group of ten of the Buddha's most famous disciples whose names are constantly mentioned in Mahāyāna sūtras. The ten are: (1) Mahākāśyapa, (2) Ānanda, (3) Śāriputra, (4) Subhūti, (5) P, (6) Mahāmaudgalyāyana, (7) Mahākatyāyana, (8) Aniruddha, (9) Upāli, (10) Rāhula. The first two are regarded by the Ch'an tradition as its first two Indian patriarchs.

(1) Mahākāśyapa, (2) Ānanda, (3) Śāriputra, (4) Subhūti, (5) P, (6) Mahāmaudgalyāyana, (7) Mahākatyāyana, (8) Aniruddha, (9) Upāli, (10) Rāhula. The first two are regarded by the Ch'an tradition as its first two Indian patriarchs.

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