Ramana Maharshi on the Buddha (was Re: Antiquity of Advaita Vedanta)

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Wed Feb 6 09:39:21 CST 2002

On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Sankaran Kartik Jayanarayanan wrote:

> Actually, it is absolutely incorrect, at least according to Ramana.

...but bear in mind he lived at least 13 centuries after Buddhism became
extinct in the south of India.

In the absence of living Buddhist traditions we have to look at such
literary evidence as exists and the Buddhas philosophy as described in
philosophical works seems to be quite different from Advaita Vedanta in
some important respects.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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