Buddha Died in the Year

  1. 468 BC
  2.  483 BC
  3.  438 BC
  4.  453 BC


Manish Listener Asked on 15th June 2015 in History.
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    483 BC

    Gautam Buddha also known as Siddhartha Gautam. He was the Son of King Suddhodhana. He was born in Lumbani. Siddhartha also known as Sakamuni and who later came to be known as Buddha was a founder of the religion Buddhism. His birthday is celebrated as “Buddha Poornima” as it is believed that he was born on poornima which means a full moon day. Buddhism word is derived from Hindi word Budhi, which means wisdom. In that sense Buddha means wise man. Gautam Buddha preched his last sermon before his death in c. 483 BCE.  After his death Buddha’s cremation relics were divided amongst 8 royal families and his disciples; centuries later they would be enshrined by King Ashoka into 84,000 stupas.
    The nine virtues of the Buddha appear throughour the Tipitaka and include;
    Buddho – Awakened
    Sammasambuddho – Perfectly self – awakened
    Vijja carana-sampano- Endowed with higher knowledge and ideal conduct
    Sugato – Well-gone or Well-spoken.
    Lokavidu- Wise in the Knowledge of the many worlds.
    Anuttaro Purisa-damma-sarathi-Unexcelled trainer of untrained people
    Satthadeva-Manussanam – Teacher of gods and humans.
    Bhagavathi- The Blessed one
    Araham- Worthy of homage.

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 15th June 2015.
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