84000 Glossary of Terms

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སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ། | Glossary of Terms

    སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ།

    skye dgu’i bdag mo chen mo

    Mahāprajāpatī

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Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ།
  • skye dgu’i bdag mo chen mo
  • Mahāprajāpatī

The Buddha’s aunt and stepmother, who became the first nun.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ།
  • skye dgu’i bdag mo chen mo
  • Mahāprajāpatī

See “Mahāprajāpatī Gautamī.”

Translation by Dr. Karen Liljenberg · Dr. Ulrich Pagel
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ།
  • skye dgu’i bdag mo chen mo
  • Mahāprajāpatī

The step-mother and maternal aunt of Śākyamuni Buddha who became a nun (bhikṣuṇī) and his disciple.

Translation by Lowell Cook
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • མ་ཧ་པ་ཤ་པ་ཏི།
  • ma ha pa sha pa ti
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • 摩訶波闍波提

The maternal aunt and adoptive mother of the Buddha as well as the first woman to be ordained.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Mahāprajāpatī
  • སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ།
  • skye dgu’i bdag mo chen mo
  • Mahāprajāpatī

One of the female śrāvakas attending the delivery of the MMK.