Gau·ta·ma (gôtə-mə, gou-), Siddhartha Known as "the Bud·dha" (bdə, bdə) 563?-483? BC.
Indian mystic and founder of Buddhism. Born a prince, he began preaching at the age of 35 after developing the central tenets of Buddhism through intense meditation.
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