Talk:Nanda

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Am I confused here or was Nanda the half-brother of the Buddha, not his cousin. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanda_(Buddhist) --Hankop (talk) 14:52, 28 October 2018 (CET)

Apparently, according to the Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, Nanda was the son of ŚUDDHODANA and MAHĀPRĀJĀPATĪ and half brother of the Buddha. He was a few days younger than the Buddha, and Mahāprajāpatī handed him over to a wet nurse so that she could raise the bodhisattva as her own son when the latter’s mother,MAHĀMĀYĀ, died. - Tsondru