[Advaita-l] Is Tirupati's Balaji a Buddhist deity (Avalokiteshwara)?
Venkata sriram P
venkatasriramp at yahoo.in
Mon Feb 26 00:48:02 EST 2018
Anyway, I am glad there are (until now) no claims on Balaji to be a icon of a 2 millenia-old middle eastern
prophet or one of his dozen disciples.....
One would not be surprised if claims are done....One of the top officials in TTD is a christian and also a board
member (name not to be disclosed).
BTW, the most revered scholars Shri.SK Ramachandra Rao has done extensive research on Srinivasa Perumal who
is also the author's kula-devata and authored a book "Tirupathi Thimmappa".
A wonderful book from historical perspective which settles the issue.
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