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From: raghunath govindachari (
Date: Thu Jan 04 1996 - 17:46:47 PST

PD writes:
>    My point was NOT that Buddha is accepted as
>    one of the 10 by Sri Vaishnavaas.  The 10 are very
>    clearly stated by Thirumangai aazhvaar and
>    Swami Sri dhEsikar, and Buddha is not in this 10.
>    However, it is undeniable that Buddha is named as
>    an avathaaram by Sri Vaishnavaas, but, let me
>    repeat, not as one of the dhasaavatharams.
>    Since Buddha is not one of the ten you don't find
>    him in the dhasaavathaaraan sannithi at Sri Rangam.
I would like to point out that in one of the Annamacharya kritis,
buddha is mentioned as one among the 10 avataras.