[Advaita-l] buddha : according to purANas and other hindu-texts

Satish Arigela satisharigela at yahoo.com
Sat May 21 01:58:29 CDT 2011

I might reply to this, if you can tell me what the purANa tells about Adi 

I am specifically interested in what the padma purANa says about Adi Shankara.

One more related question: Since it is a purANa(padma purANa in this case) which 
speaks about Adi Shankara misleading people with mAyAvAda.. do you believe 
everything the padma purANa says about Adi Shankara. If yes no question. If no, 
i am interested in knowing why.


From: श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <lalitaalaalitah at gmail.com>
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Subject: [Advaita-l] buddha : according to purANas and other hindu-texts

What do purANas say about buddha ?
Someone told in a thread @ advaita-l group that buddha incarnated at time of
tripuradAha to deviate asuras from worship of shrI-shiva. If this is
according to purANa, then buddha told there is not this popular buddha for

So, a natural question arises :
Do purANas tell about same buddha who was born about 2500 years ago and
whose followers are seen today ?

Please, reply according to the views of purANa and hindu-texts only. I'm not
interested in any other version.

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