Siddhārtha Gautama

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

Definition of Siddhārtha Gautama

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

Learn More about siddhārtha gautama


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Siddhārtha Gautama? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!