Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

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Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

Postby Ben » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:21 am

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

Postby gavesako » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:40 pm

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

Postby pilgrim » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:30 am

I heard that the island of Sumatra was named after these 2 monks. Is there any truth in that?
And why would monks, even today, be named Sona if the word means Dog?

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

Postby Ben » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:47 am

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Tradition of Sona Thera & Uttara Thera in Suvarnabhumi

Postby yamaka » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:37 am

So, the possible location for the ancient Suvarnabhumi(or sometime addressed as Suvarnadivpa) would have difference version?

1.Southern Burma & Northern Thailand, SEA
2.Sumatra, Indonesia, SEA
3.Java Island, Indonesia, SEA
4.Malaysia, SEA

More reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suvarnabhumi

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