There he taught for some time, attracting large numbers of hearers, among whom two, Sariputta and Moggallana, who afterwards became conspicuous leaders in the new crusade, then joined the Sangha or Society, as the Buddha's order of mendicants was called.
This starts at 6am with the sound of the temple gong calling sangha members to the first practice of the day.
The Sangha brought about settlements between political leaders, selected kings and conferred the kingship.
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