We have no information about how long the Buddha slept for but the Tipiṭaka mentions that he would often meditate all through the night (A.III,299).
David's link wrote:In traditional Buddhist countries it was widely believed that the Buddha was 5.4 meters tall and that he did not walk but flew from one place to another;
Stefan wrote:I remember reading somewhere that the Buddha slept for just one hour per night. Where in the suttas or the commentaries is that stated?
After the noon meal .... If He so desires, He lies on His right side and sleeps for a while with mindfulness.
During the second part, that is from 3 to 4 a.m. He mindfully sleeps on His right side.[/i]
cooran wrote:Hello bodom,
SN 4.7(7) Sleep
SN 4.13(3) The Splinter
SN 9(2) Rousing
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