[Buddha-l] Nalanda ancient Buddhist seat of learning to rise again?

Richard Hayes rhayes at unm.edu
Fri Aug 6 13:31:43 MDT 2010

On Aug 6, 2010, at 1:15 PM, Jim Peavler wrote:

> On Aug 6, 2010, at 11:32 AM, Richard Hayes wrote:
>> It's true that the Pali canon says that the Buddha visited the town of Nālandā, but to say he was an alumnus of the university that was founded there a thousand years later is like saying ... that Francisco Vásquez de Coronado y Luján was a graduate of University of New Mexico.
> He wasn't?

Like the vast majority of people who attend the University of New Mexico, Coronado dropped out before graduating. In that respect, he was a trendsetter. 


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