1. Siddhattha. The sixteenth of the twenty four Buddhas. He was born
in the Viriya pleasance in the city of Vebhāra, his father being the khattiya
Udena and his mother Suphassā. At the time of his birth all enterprises
succeeded, hence his name. He lived as a householder for ten thousand years in
three palaces - Kokā, Suppala and Kokanuda, (Paduma) - his wife being Sumanā (Somanassā)
and his son Anupama. He left home in a golden palanquin, practised austerities
for ten months, had milk rice given to him by a brahmin maiden, Sunettā of
Asadisa, and grass for his seat by a Yavapāla, Varuna. His bodhi was a kanikāra,
and his first sermon was preached at Gayā. The Bodhisatta was an ascetic named
Mangala, of Surasena. Samphala and Sumitta were his chief disciples among monks,
and Sīvalā and Sarāmā among nuns, while Revata was his attendant. Chief among
his laypatrons were Suppiya and Samudda and Rammā and Surammā. His body was
sixty cubits high. He lived for one hundred thousand years, and died in the
Anomārāma in the city of Anoma. His thūpa was four leagues in height. Bu.xvii.;
BuA.185ff.; J. i.49.
2. Siddhattha. The personal name of Gotama
Buddha. J. i.56, 58, etc.; iv. 50, 328; vi. 479; DhA.iii.195; Dpv. iii.197;
xix.18; Mhv.ii. 24, 25. In the Mtu. he is called Sarvārthasiddha.
3. Siddhattha.An eminent monk in the time of Dutthagāmanī. Foreseeing
dangers lying ahead, he prevented the king from marking out a very large site
for the Mahā Thūpa (Mhv.Xxix.52). He was evidently at the head of the monks
present at the Foundation Ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. See MT. 522, 524.
4. Siddhattha. A son of King Kassapa IV. He was appointed governor of
the Malaya district and came to be called Malayarājā. He died young, however,
and Kassapa built a hall for the monks in his name and instituted an offering of
5. Siddhattha. A monk of the Uposathārāma, to whom King
Kittisirirājasīha gave over the Rajata vihāra. The monk had it repaired and had
many additions made to it. Cv.c.238ff.
6. Siddhattha.One of the palaces which will be occupied by
Metteyya Buddha in his last lay life. Anāgat.,
7. Siddhattha. A monk of Ceylon of the thirteenth century; he was a
pupil of Buddhappiya and wrote the Sāratthasangaha. P.L.C. 228f.