The Buddha's Ancestors
The Gotamagotta (Gotama Family) of the Sakiya (Sakya) Clan



The Gotama family of the Sakiya clan was of the Khattiya (p), Kṣatrirya (s) (warrior) caste and was an important clan in northern India. Although their most famous member was undoubtedly Sakyamuni Buddha, other important members of the Sakiya Clan have been documented, for example Nāropa.




Okkaka (ca. 800 BCE)
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|_ Okkamukha
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|_ Nipuna
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|_ Candima
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|_ Candamukha
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|_ Sivisanjaya
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|_ Vessantara
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|_ Jali
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|_ Sihavahana
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|_ Sihassara (said to have had over 82,000 sons and grandsons)
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|_ Jayasena Hastikarisrsa
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|_ Yasodharā ♀ (husband = A˝jana)
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|        |_ male
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|        |_Suppabuddha (Daṇḍapāni)
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|        |        |_Devadata
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|        |        |_Bhaddakaccānā ♀ (also Yasodharā, Bimbadevī, Gōpa, Rāhulamātā) (ca 563-? BCE)
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|        |_(Mahā)Prajāpatī ♀
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|        |        |_(Sundarī)nandā ♀
|        |        |                                                       |--Rāhula (ca 534-? BCE)
|        |        |_Nanda (563-? BCE)
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|        |_(Mahā)Māyā ♀ (ca. 603-563 BCE)
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|                |--Siddhartha Gotama, the Buddha (563-483 BCE)
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|        _Suddhodana
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|_Sīhahanu (wife = Kaccānā)
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|_Amitodhana
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|_Mahānama
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|_Rohinī ♀
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|_Anuruddha
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|_Ānanda




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