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It is believed that the Buddha died at 80 yrs old by eating rotten food offered to him in charity.



Lord Buddha's death was not due to the last meal he had a special delicacy, namely Sukaramaddava, literally translated as "soft pork", which had been prepared by his generous host, Cunda Kammaraputta but he died to Mesenteric infarction which is a disease commonly found among elderly people, caused by the obstruction of the main artery that supplies the middle section of the bowel-the small intestine-with blood.
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When did Buddha died?

Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha's dates of birth and death are somewhat uncertain Some traditions say between 486 and 483 BCE, others between 411 and 400 BCE.

Who was Buddha?

The Buddha was a hindu sant/satguru(enlightened and blessd soul),not a god or a prophet, who lived two thoushand five thoushand years ago in acient India. A very famous king o

How old would Buddha be today?

He'd be about 2500 years old. More recently, scholars have suggested he lived around 400 BC rather than 500 BC, but he would be at least over 2400 today.

What was Buddha doing when he died?

Just prior to his death he was traveling back towards his birthplace, teaching, as usual, along the way. He stopped in Kushingar and ate a dinner with the local blacksmith of

Who is Buddha?

The Buddha grew up a prince in India. Until he was a young man, hehad never encountered aging or death. When he happened to hear astory of a servant's death, he became very di

How old was Buddha when he became enlightened?

When buddha was 29 he learned that life is full of pain, disease and getting old then death. Then he left his palace and wandered for 6 years for peace. And at 35 he got enlig

What happened to Buddhism after Buddha died?

Soon after Buddha's death or parinirvana, five hundred monks met at the first council at Rajagrha, under the leadership of Kashyapa. Upali recited the monastic code (Vinaya) a

How old was Buddha when he died?

He was in his eighties. Poor data on birth and death dates from 2500 years ago makes it hard to be more exact.

Where did Buddha go after he died?

This question is not applicable to Buddha or Arhants because they have no Rebirth after death. When Buddha was asked, what happens to him after death? Buddha replied, this qu

Who are the buddhas?

This question should be (who is Buddha?) because Buddha is one person that is founder of Buddhism. He Born in Lumbini, Nepal. Answer: All enlightened beings are Buddhas. All