Was Rahula really 7-years-old in Majjhima 61?

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Was Rahula really 7-years-old in Majjhima 61?

Postby dhammapal » Sun May 01, 2011 2:30 pm

Was the commentary wrong and Rahula was actually 11-years-old?

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Re: Was Rahula really 7-years-old in Majjhima 61?

Postby cooran » Sun May 01, 2011 3:40 pm

Hello dhammapal,

Give us links to both references please, with quotations.

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Re: Was Rahula really 7-years-old in Majjhima 61?

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