[Advaita-l] On the date of Buddha

Vidyasankar Sundaresan svidyasankar at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 12 02:15:11 CST 2010

> Perhaps the bone unearthed could be subjected to carbon dating.  Of course
> the belief would be that the bone belonged to Buddha but who can confirm it?
> http://asi.nic.in/asi_monu_tktd_orissa_es_lalitagiri.asp

I notice that this webpage does not say that the relic belonged to the historical
Buddha. In the Buddhist monastic tradition, preservation of relics were not limited
to gautama Sakyamuni. Bones of many other monks were preserved in different

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