|Cite this page as:||"bimbasāre". In A Comprehensive Edition of Tocharian Manuscripts (CEToM). Created and maintained by Melanie Malzahn, Martin Braun, Hannes A. Fellner, and Bernhard Koller. https://cetom.univie.ac.at/?F_B_bimbasāre (accessed 11 Dec. 2023).|
|Meaning:||name of a King of Magadha|
|Semantic field:||personal name|
|Equivalent in TA:||bimbasār|
|Equivalent in other languages:||Skt. BHS bimbisāra-|
Bimbisara (558 BC - 491 BC) or Srenika was a King of Magadha (r. 542 BC - 492 BC) and belonged to the Haryanka dynasty. According to the Buddhist tradition he first met Siddhārtha Gautama before his enlightenment. Afterwards, he became a disciple, friend, and protector of the Buddha. In Buddhist writings he is said to have attained sotapannahood.
|1||THT 1548.a b4||/// käntse srukormeṃ walo||bimbasāre||caujotiṣkeṃ kālyśkeṃ śpālm· ///|