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Buddha Kanakamuni (Skt.; Tib. གསེར་ཐུབ་, Sertup; Wyl. gser thub) was, according to the Mahayana, the second buddha of this Fortunate Aeon, during which 1002 buddhas will appear. According to the Basic vehicle, he is the fifth of the seven heroic buddhas, who preceded Buddha Shakyamuni.

Further Reading

  • The Fortunate Aeon: How the Thousand Buddhas Became Enlightened (Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1986), volume 2, pages 519-521.