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Shakyamuni Buddha

Ancestors in India

  1. Mahakashyapa
  2. Ananda
  3. Shanavasin
  4. Upagupta
  5. Dhitika
  6. Mishaka
  7. Vasumitra
  8. Buddhanandi
  9. Buddhamitra
  10. Parshva
  11. Punyayasha
  12. Anabodhi
  13. Kipimala
  14. Nagarjuna
  15. Kanadeva
  16. Rahulabhadra
  17. Samghanandi
  18. Samghayathata
  19. Kumaralata
  20. Shayata
  21. Vasubandhu
  22. Manorata
  23. Haklenayasha
  24. Simhabodhi
  25. Bashashita
  26. Punyamitra
  27. Prajnadhara
  28. Bhodhidharma

Ancestors in China

  1. Bhodhidharma
  2. Hui-k'o
  3. Seng-ts'an
  4. Tao-hsin
  5. Hung-jen
  6. Hui-neng
  • Ch'ing-yüan
  • Shih-t'ou
  • Yüeh-shan
  • Yün-yen
  • Tung-shan
  • Yün-chü
  • Daopi
  • Tongan
  • Liang-shan
  • Dayang
  • Tousi
  • Daokai
  • Danxia
  • Wkong
  • Zongjue
  • Zhijian
  • Rujing
  • Dogen
  • Ejo

Steven E. Newton / sen@zentexts.org / Dec 29, 2011