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Date problems

Postby Daniel Arraes » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:24 pm

How come some sources state Kamalashila lived between 713 and 763 c.e., whereas the Samye debate took place supposedly arround 794 c.e?
Is there any hypothesis like there being two kamalashilas?
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Re: Date problems

Postby Pero » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:25 pm

Well this topic isn't about what I thought it would be. :rolling:
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Re: Date problems

Postby Malcolm » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:32 pm

Daniel Arraes wrote:How come some sources state Kamalashila lived between 713 and 763 c.e., whereas the Samye debate took place supposedly arround 794 c.e?
Is there any hypothesis like there being two kamalashilas?



Tibetans were very fuzzy about dates, and imperial dates used to be considered 60 years earlier than we think of them now.
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Re: Date problems

Postby catmoon » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:37 am

Pero wrote:Well this topic isn't about what I thought it would be. :rolling:


Likewise I'm sure!
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