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Re: Buddha and Dashavataram

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani)
Date: Thu Jan 04 1996 - 13:23:19 PST

On Jan 4,  4:01pm, wrote:
> 2. Jayadeva was influenced by Chaitanya and Vallabha Charya- both staunch
> Krishna devotees. Everyone is after all an amsha of Narayana, and on this
> grounds also  we can reconcile including Buddha as an avatara.
> After all we are in HIM even if HE is not in us ( or not recognized by us)!

FYI, Jayadeva preceded both Caitanya Mahaprabhu and
Vallabhacharya.  It is in Jayadeva's literature that
we see the first distinct appearance of the Radha-Krishna
mode of Vaishnavism.