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*835 B.C.E.      Jonangpa school scholars
 
*835 B.C.E.      Jonangpa school scholars
 
*750 B.C.E.      Tshalpa Kunga Dorje, based on the history of the Sandalwood Buddha
 
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*544 B.C.E.      Theravadin tradition
*489 B.C.E.      based on the reign of Ashoka being 100 years after the parinivana
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*486 B.C.E.      "dotted record" which came to China through Samghabhadra
 
*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")
 
*483 B.C.E.      some modern scholars (an adjustment to the "dotted record")
 
*386/383 B.C.E.  modern Japanese scholars
 
*386/383 B.C.E.  modern Japanese scholars
*371 B.C.E.      based on the reign of Ashoka being 218 years after the parinivana
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==Disciples==
 
==Disciples==

Revision as of 07:04, 19 September 2011

Buddha Shakyamuni

Buddha Shakyamuni (Skt. Śākyamuni; Tib. སངས་རྒྱས་ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ་, 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 Butön and Dudjom Rinpoche)
  • 876 B.C.E. Butön 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 218 years after the parinirvana
  • 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 100 years after the parinirvana

Disciples

Further Reading

Oral Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

Internal Links

External Links