Siddhārtha Gautama

biographical name Sid·dhār·tha Gau·ta·ma \ si-ˈdär-tə-ˈgau̇-tə-mə , -ˈgō- \

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circa 563–circa 483 b.c. The Bud*dha play \ˈbü-də, ˈbu̇-\ Indian philosopher and founder of Buddhism

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