Shanavasa

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Shanavasa (also Sambhūta Śāṇavāsi or Sanakavasa) was a disciple of Ananda, and is considered the third Indian Patriarch in Zen Buddhism.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beal, Samuel (2006). SI-YU-KI: Buddhist Records of the Western World. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 1-4286-4013-4. 
Buddhist titles
Preceded by
Ananda
Lineage of Buddhist patriarchs
(According to the Zen schools of China and Japan)
Succeeded by
Upagupta