[Advaita-l] on the term Bauddhavatara.

श्रीमल्ललितालालितः lalitaalaalitah at gmail.com
Wed May 18 19:17:30 CDT 2011

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On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 00:06, Sunil Bhattacharjya <
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Traditionally it is believed that Lord Buddha was the first to have
> performed pindadaana in gaya.

In which tradition ?
At least we heard that rAma and sItA went gayA for piNDadAnam. And they went
because dharma-shAstra says so and their ancestors did same. So, buddhA was
not 'first'.
If bauddha-tradition tells such things, then .. !!!???

> Buddha did not want  the naimittika rituals to come in the way of Dharma
> but he did perform rituals, which are ordained..
So, he was confused !!!

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