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[gaw-tuh-muh, goh-]
  1. Buddha.
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Also called Gotama Buddha.
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Examples from the Web for gotama

Historical Examples of gotama

  • It is that Gotama, the exalted one, who is spreading that teachings.


    Herman Hesse

  • M. Senart has satisfied himself that Gotama, the Buddha, is a sun-myth.

    Myths and Dreams

    Edward Clodd

  • The former is to be regarded as man and God, the latter as Gotama and Buddha.

  • In them it is recited that My, the mother of Gotama, was immaculate.

  • Otherwise Zarathrustra and Gotama are brothers in Brahmanaspati.

British Dictionary definitions for gotama


  1. the Pali form of the name Gautama
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