Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

Postby Son » Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:17 am

Yeah, it depends on which continent is which. And obviously we have to translate the modern "seven continents" into the ultimate four great land masses. The point is, he seemed to be able to teleport to other lands. Is this a correct interpretation? How exactly is it said that the Buddha traveled to the other continent?

Very interesting post, by the way! Thanks so much.
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Postby Sylvester » Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:35 am

I love this!

Even if the Pangaea theory might be an obstacle.

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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

Postby gavesako » Fri Jul 27, 2012 8:51 pm

Unless the Buddha traveled in one of these levitating vehicles:

http://www.flixxy.com/volkswagen-levitating-car.htm

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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

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Postby whynotme » Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:59 pm

very interesting

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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

Postby Son » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:29 pm

For some reason a lot of people think that Jambudvipa is the human planet and none one of four continents on the planet. They think that humans only live in Jambudvipa, supposedly based on the idea that the Dharma is only taught in Jambudvipa. But where does the evidence come from that Jambudvipa is where all humans live...? This is a very common opinion that I see. What's more, sometimes I see people equating Saha world to Jambudvipa, and then sometimes describing the Saha world as our galaxy... From what I understand--and please correct me--the Buddha used the term "saha world" very ambiguously. Also isn't it made clear that humans live on all four continents around Meru?
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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

Postby gavesako » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:15 am

Maps of Ancient Buddhist India

Anotattasaro ca Sinerupabbato ca
Mount Neru and Lake Anotatta

The Buddha is said to have traversed the great distance from Uruvelā to the Himālayas to spend the day at Lake Anotatta during the time he was trying to convert the Uruvelā Kassapa, shortly after the Awakening, but the latter was still not convinced of the Buddha's superiority. It is mentioned as one of the seven great lakes in the Himālayas.01

In the same Aṅguttara discourse Mount Sineru is mentioned as the King of Mountains (Pabbatarājā). The mountain is also known in the Pāḷi texts as Neru, Mahāmeru, Meru and Kelasa. It is identified now with Mount Kailash in western Tibet. The Lake Anotatta, which is identified with Lake Manasarovar is on the rocky plains (silātala) in front of the mountain range.

Sineru takes on mythical proportions in the Commentaries, where the Tāvatiṁsa Heaven in said to be positioned on its summit, and the abode of the Demons at its base.

http://www.ancient-buddhist-texts.net/M ... Sineru.htm
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Re: Pali Terms: Uttarakuru, Pubbavideha, Aparagoyāna, continents

Postby whynotme » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:59 pm

There is Chinese Agamas which many part similar to Nikaya, there is part describe human on other continent lives 1000 year. No human on Earth lives 1000 year

And where is my naga? Is it live in Ocean or not?
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