Gautama Buddha

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Gautama Buddha
Buddha in Sarnath Museum (Dhammajak Mutra).jpg
A statue o the Buddha frae Sarnath, 4t century CE
Born c. 563 BCE or c. 480 BCE[1][2]
Lumbini, Shakya Republic (accordin tae Buddhist tradeetion)
Died c. 483 BCE or c. 400 BCE (aged 80)
Kushinagar, Malla Republic (accordin tae Buddhist tradeetion)[note 1]
Kent for Foonder o Buddhism
Predecessor Kassapa Buddha
Successor Maitreya

Gautama Buddha, an aa kent as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni,[note 2] or simply the Buddha, wis a sage[3] on whose teachins Buddhism wis foondit.[web 2]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Accordin tae Mahaparinibbana Sutta,[web 1] Gautama died in Kushinagar, which is locatit in present day Uttar Pradesh, Indie.
  2. Baroni: "The sage of the Shakya people"[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Prentit soorces

  1. Cousins 1996, pp. 57–63.
  2. Norman 1997, p. 33.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Baroni 2002, p. 230.

Wab soorces

  1. "Maha-parinibbana Sutta", Digha Nikaya (16), Access insight, part 5 
  2. Boeree, C George. "An Introduction to Buddhism". Shippensburg University. Retrieved 10 September 2011.