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a Buddhist who has attained nirvana


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The Arhant cannot read the narrator's karma: "'Mi dispiace,' disse lui, 'mio fratello dice che non e possible, tu sei un altro'" (78).
4) The setting for the discourse is not a conclave of thousands of perfected arhants, celestial bodhisattvas and other assorted quasi-deities on the semi-mythical Vulture Peak, but a simple assembly of 1250 monks in the Jeta Forest near Sharvasti.
Kalhana (twelfth century) offers a reference to Nagarjuna as lord of the earth (bhumisvaro) in Kashmir at the time of Huska, Juska, and Kaniska, living in the grove of the six arhants (sadarhadvana):