... (as real, not illusory), each school has its own disciples, who also beg their food but do not carry alms-bowls. They further seek salvation by building alongside... The Gupta Empire - Page 60by Radhakumud Mookerji - 1997 - 174 pagesFull view
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Fa-hsien, Faxian - 1923 - 96 pages
...charity where shelter, with beds and food and drink, is offered to travellers and to wandering priests passing to and fro; but the time allowed for remaining is different in each case. Devadatta (Buddha's deadly enemy), too, has still a number of priests, who make offerings to the three...