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Mahamaya

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Mahamaya (Skt. Mahāmāyā; Wyl. sgyu ma chen mo; Eng. 'Great Illusion'). Mahamaya (S) The mother of Prince Gautama who became Shakaymuni Buddha. A Koliyan Princess married to King Suddhodana, Chieftan of the Sakyan Clan. Together they resided in the city of Kapilavastu.

  1. One of the mother tantras of Anuttarayoga Tantra
  2. Another name of Mayadevi, the Buddha's mother

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