cucatto wrote:Thank you, but i'm not sure i understand. So Miwoche was not a Buddha?
Also, i read Chagdud Rinpoche's "Gates to Buddhist Practice", and he also said that so far 4 Buddhas of 1000 appeared on the world, Shakhyamuni being the last. Do you know what he is referring to?
Indrajala wrote:In due time the fifth will be Maitreya.
cucatto wrote:So Miwoche was not a Buddha?
jmlee369 wrote:Just to clarify, our current kalpa is said to have 1000 Buddhas. Krakucchanda/Kondañña was the first of the 1000 in this kalpa, and Shakyamuni was fourth, Maitreya will be fifth, and 995 more will become enlightened before this kalpa ends.
Nosta wrote:But our universe is 15 000 000 000 years old! Thats even bigger than one Mahakalpa! How can that be?
wisdom wrote:These numbers are on some level arbitrary. To begin with the age of the universe has yet to be proven conclusively, recently there was an article that they may be off by a few hundred million or billion years (opps!).
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