A male given name used in India; more often anglicised as Gautam.
Gautama Sentence Examples
As the scene of many incidents in the life of Gautama Buddha, it was a holy land.
It was in the reign of Bimbisara that Vardhamana Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, and Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, preached in Magadha, and Buddhist missionaries issued thence to the conversion of China, Ceylon, Tibet and Tatary.
In the Mahayana gnosticism was triumphant, and the historic values of Gautama's teaching and personality are lost.