Difference between revisions of "Buddha Shakyamuni"

From Rigpa Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(External Links)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[Image:BuddhaSmall.jpg|frame|Buddha Shakyamuni]]
 
[[Image:BuddhaSmall.jpg|frame|Buddha Shakyamuni]]
 
'''Buddha Shakyamuni''' ([[Wyl.]] ''sangs rgyas shakya thub pa'') — the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached [[enlightenment]] (and thus became a [[buddha]]) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.
 
'''Buddha Shakyamuni''' ([[Wyl.]] ''sangs rgyas shakya thub pa'') — the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached [[enlightenment]] (and thus became a [[buddha]]) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.
 +
 +
==Dates==
 +
Dates for the [[parinirvana]] according to:
 +
 +
*2420 B.C.E.    the Pandita Suresamati
 +
*2150 B.C.E.    the rGya-bod-yig-tshang
 +
*2146 B.C.E.    Üpa Losal
 +
*2136 B.C.E.    [[Atisha]]
 +
*2133 B.C.E.    [[Sakya Pandita]]
 +
*949 B.C.E.      The Blue Annals refering to a Chinese tradition from Fo-lin and accepted by the Japanese schools: Jodo, Jodo-Shinshu and Nichirenshu
 +
*881 B.C.E.      Pakpa Lhundrup (followed by Buton and [[Dudjom Rinpoche]])
 +
*876 B.C.E.      Buton based on the [[Kalachakra]] tantra
 +
*835 B.C.E.      Jonangpa school scholars
 +
*750 B.C.E.      Tshalpa Kunga Dorje, based on the history of the Sandalwood Buddha
 +
*718 B.C.E.      [[Kamalashila]]
 +
*651 B.C.E.      Orgyenpa
 +
*544/543 B.C.E.  Shakyashri, last abbot of [[Vikramashila]]
 +
*544 B.C.E.      Theravadin tradition
 +
*489 B.C.E.      based on the reign of Ashoka being 100 years after the parinivana
 +
*486 B.C.E.      "dotted record" which came to China through Samghabhadra
 +
*483 B.C.E.      some modern scholars (an adjustment to the "dotted record")
 +
*386/383 B.C.E.  modern Japanese scholars
 +
*371 B.C.E.      based on the reign of Ashoka being 218 years after the parinivana
  
 
==Disciples==
 
==Disciples==

Revision as of 07:49, 22 September 2010

Buddha Shakyamuni

Buddha Shakyamuni (Wyl. sangs rgyas shakya thub pa) — the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached enlightenment (and thus became a buddha) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.

Dates

Dates for the parinirvana according to:

  • 2420 B.C.E. the Pandita Suresamati
  • 2150 B.C.E. the rGya-bod-yig-tshang
  • 2146 B.C.E. Üpa Losal
  • 2136 B.C.E. Atisha
  • 2133 B.C.E. Sakya Pandita
  • 949 B.C.E. The Blue Annals refering to a Chinese tradition from Fo-lin and accepted by the Japanese schools: Jodo, Jodo-Shinshu and Nichirenshu
  • 881 B.C.E. Pakpa Lhundrup (followed by Buton and Dudjom Rinpoche)
  • 876 B.C.E. Buton based on the Kalachakra tantra
  • 835 B.C.E. Jonangpa school scholars
  • 750 B.C.E. Tshalpa Kunga Dorje, based on the history of the Sandalwood Buddha
  • 718 B.C.E. Kamalashila
  • 651 B.C.E. Orgyenpa
  • 544/543 B.C.E. Shakyashri, last abbot of Vikramashila
  • 544 B.C.E. Theravadin tradition
  • 489 B.C.E. based on the reign of Ashoka being 100 years after the parinivana
  • 486 B.C.E. "dotted record" which came to China through Samghabhadra
  • 483 B.C.E. some modern scholars (an adjustment to the "dotted record")
  • 386/383 B.C.E. modern Japanese scholars
  • 371 B.C.E. based on the reign of Ashoka being 218 years after the parinivana

Disciples

Further Reading

Oral Teachings

Internal Links

External Links