1. Siddhattha.-The sixteenth of the twenty four Buddhas. He was born in the Viriya pleasance in the city of Vebhāra, his father being the khattiya Udena and his mother Suphassā. At the time of his birth all enterprises succeeded, hence his name. He lived as a householder for ten thousand years in three palaces - Kokā, Suppala and Kokanuda, (Paduma) - his wife being Sumanā (Somanassā) and his son Anupama. He left home in a golden palanquin, practised austerities for ten months, had milk rice given to him by a brahmin maiden, Sunettā of Asadisa, and grass for his seat by a Yavapāla, Varuna. His bodhi was a kanikāra, and his first sermon was preached at Gayā. The Bodhisatta was an ascetic named Mangala, of Surasena. Samphala and Sumitta were his chief disciples among monks, and Sīvalā and Sarāmā among nuns, while Revata was his attendant. Chief among his laypatrons were Suppiya and Samudda and Rammā and Surammā. His body was sixty cubits high. He lived for one hundred thousand years, and died in the Anomārāma in the city of Anoma. His thūpa was four leagues in height. Bu.xvii.; BuA.185ff.; J.i.49.
2. Siddhattha.-The personal name of Gotama Buddha. J.i.56, 58, etc.; iv. 50, 328; vi. 479; DhA.iii.195; Dpv.iii.197; xix.18; Mhv.ii. 24, 25. In the Mtu. he is called Sarvārthasiddha.
3. Siddhattha.-An eminent monk in the time of Dutthagāmanī. Foreseeing dangers lying ahead, he prevented the king from marking out a very large site for the Mahā Thūpa (Mhv.xxix.52). He was evidently at the head of the monks present at the Foundation Ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. See MT. 522, 524.
4. Siddhattha.-A son of King Kassapa IV. He was appointed governor of the Malaya district and came to be called Malayarājā. He died young, however, and Kassapa built a hall for the monks in his name and instituted an offering of alms. Cv.lii.68f.
5. Siddhattha.-A monk of the Uposathārāma, to whom King Kittisirirājasīha gave over the Rajata vihāra. The monk had it repaired and had many additions made to it. Cv.c.238ff.
6. Siddhattha.-One of the palaces which will be occupied by Metteyya Buddha in his last lay life. Anāgat., p. 46.
7. Siddhattha. A monk of Ceylon of the thirteenth century; he was a pupil of Buddhappiya and wrote the Sāratthasangaha. P.L.C. 228f.