LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
in GK by (54.3k points)
closed by

Lord Buddha's real name was?

1. Vardhman
2. Siddharth
3. Mahavir
4. Priyadarshan

1 Answer

0 votes
by (30.0k points)
selected by
Best answer
Correct Answer - Option 2 : Siddharth

The correct answer is Siddharth.

  • Lord Buddha's real name was Siddharth.

  • Gautam Buddha:
    • His real name was Siddharth.
    • At the age of 29, he renounced home, this was his Mahabhiniskramana.
    • At the age of 35, under a peepal tree at Uruvella (Bodh Gaya) on the bank of river Niranjana, he attained Nirvana after 49 days of continuous meditation he got fully enlightened (Buddha or Tathagat).
    • He delivered his first sermon at Sarnath to his five disciples.
      • This is known as Dharmachaka Pravartana
    • He died in 483 BC at Kushinagar
      • This is known as Mahaparinirvana.

  • Mahavira was also known as Vardhman.
    • He was the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.