Siddhartha Gautama

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Siddhartha Gautama or Gautama Buddha was the 24th Tathagata of Buddhism (Bauddh Dharma).

He was known by various titles, including Buddha, Shākyamuni, Shākyasimha, Thera, Bhadanta (or, in its Prakrit forms Bhayanta or Bhante and Bho.) He was known after his parinirvana as Arihant, Bhagavā/Bhagavat/Bhagwān, Mahāvira[1], Jina/Jinendra, Sāstr, Sugata, Muniraj, and most popularly in scriptures as Tathāgata.

Categories: Mendicants
  1. Gatha of Theri Sundari Thig. verses 335-336, P. 22, Buddhist Images of Human Perfection: The Arahant of the Sutta Piṭaka By Katz Nathan