Some articles on disciples, chief disciples, chief disciple:
... Punna was later acknowledged by the Buddha as the foremost of the disciples in preaching skills ... considered his presence to be a source of inconvenience for Sariputra and Moggallana, the two chief disciples of The Buddha ... of the sangha, Kaundinya lead the monks on the alms-round, but during dharma talks, the two chief disciples sat on either side of the Buddha and ...
... Sāriputta — Chief disciple, "General of the Dhamma", foremost in wisdom Mahamoggallāna — Second chief disciple, foremost in psychic powers ...
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