Mahamaya: Buddha’s mother - Art & Culture

Q.  What is the name of Buddha’s mother?
- Published on 18 Aug 15

a. Trishala
b. Gautami
c. Yasodhara
d. Mahamaya

ANSWER: Mahamaya
Mahamaya gave birth to Buddha and died within 7 days after giving birth. The child was named Siddhartha after his aunt Gautami. Buddha adopted his aunt’s name and he became Gautam Buddha.

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