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'''Prajapati Gotami''' (Skt. ''Mahāprajāpatī Gautamī''; Tib. [[སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ་གཽ་ཏ་མའི་]], Wyl. ''skye dgu'i bdag mo chen mo gau ta ma'i'') was both the [[Buddha]]'s maternal aunt and adoptive mother. She raised him after her sister, [[Mahamaya|Queen Maya]] (Mahāmāyā), the Buddha's birth mother, died.  
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'''Prajapati Gotami''' (Skt. ''Mahāprajāpatī Gautamī''; Tib. [[སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ་གཽ་ཏ་མའི་]], Wyl. ''skye dgu'i bdag mo chen mo gau ta ma'i'') was both the [[Buddha]]'s maternal aunt and adoptive mother. She raised him after her sister, [[Mahamaya|Queen Maya]], the Buddha's birth mother, died.  
  
 
She was the first woman to request ordination from the Buddha and to join the [[Sangha]].
 
She was the first woman to request ordination from the Buddha and to join the [[Sangha]].
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[[Category:Buddha Shakyamuni's Disciples]]
 
[[Category:Buddha Shakyamuni's Disciples]]
 
[[Category:Historical Masters]]
 
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[[Category:Historical Figures]]

Latest revision as of 11:19, 9 June 2019

Prajapati Gotami (Skt. Mahāprajāpatī Gautamī; Tib. སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ་གཽ་ཏ་མའི་, Wyl. skye dgu'i bdag mo chen mo gau ta ma'i) was both the Buddha's maternal aunt and adoptive mother. She raised him after her sister, Queen Maya, the Buddha's birth mother, died.

She was the first woman to request ordination from the Buddha and to join the Sangha.