Asvagosha

Buddhist - A 1st C. Poet and teacher. One of the Eighteen Lohan, in some accounts. It was said that some horses sent to disrupt one of his teaching sessions, stayed to listen to his words and wept at the sound of his voice. He wrote Buddhacarita, a life of the Buddha. He is depicted seated on a rock and accompanied by a dragon. In some accounts, known as Asvagosha, Asvagosa, Asvagosa, Asvasgosha, Chinese Ma Ming or Chinese Ma Ming.

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