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Mahakasyapa is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Mahakasyapa books and related discussion.

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Anticipation Building Up to Asia Week New York Auction Sales
One of the highlights is a monumental cast bronze figure of Mahakasyapa, one of the disciples of the Buddha (estimated $300,000–$600,000).
Buddhism, Spirituality & Dependency
He taught for 40 years and had close, intimate, mutually regulating relationships with his students, including his successor, Mahakasyapa.
Buddha's Enlightenment: Yielding Assertively, Touching the Heart
is to the story of the Buddha's transmission to Mahakasyapa. One day when Shakyamuni came to the assembly to give a dharma talk, he just held up a flower, raised his eye brow, and blinked. Mahakasyapa smiled.
A note on Katikavatas or promulgations by Sri Lankan kings
What is striking about these rules is that once again the king is acting on the advice of a learned monk Maha-Kasyapa-Maha-sthavira.
Real Moments of Truth on the Job
As the story goes, 2,500 years ago, Buddha gave a wordless sermon to his disciples. All he did was hold up a single white flower -- a lotus. That's it.

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