Sāvaka: 'hearer', i.e. 'disciple', refers, in a restricted sense then mostly ariya-sāvaka 'nohle disciple', only to the 8 kinds of Noble Disciples ariya-puggala.


Maha Thera Nyanatiloka. Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines, Buddhist Publication Society, first edition 1952.

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