Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...

YASODHARA

Indian legendary mortal

Also known as Yashodhara

Gautama's wife until he decided to become Buddha

He just nipped off one night leaving his wife and son in the lurch. She took it quite well considering — she just shaved her head and entered a monastery. Her globe-trotting Nirvana-soaring ex-husband must have thought her very enlightened.

GodNote: Sorry this Yasodhara article is a bit short. We have sent our Data Dwarves off to find more nuggets of information. Updates coming soon.

Yasodhara Facts and Figures

Name: Yasodhara
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Yashodhara

Gender: Female
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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