A heretical sect among the Buddhists, an offshoot or Gokulikā (Mhv.v.5; Mbv.p.97).

The Dīpavamsa (Dpv.v.41) calls the adherents of this sect Bahusuttakā.

According to Tibetan sources (Rockhill, p.183) they derived their name from their teacher, Bahusrutiya. In addition to the five propositions held by the Mahāsanghikas, they considered it as a fundamental doctrine that

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