Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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The Sākyan, son of Devadaha, and father of Mahāmāyā and Mahāpajāpatī, wives of Suddhodana.
His wife was Sulakkhaṇā (Ap.ii.538, v.115; see also ThagA.152).
According to the Mahāvaṃsa (ii.17 ﬀ), he was the son of Devadahasakka and had a sister Kaccānā; his queen was Yasodharā.
In addition to the daughters mentioned above he had two sons, Daṇḍapāṇi and the Sākyan Suppabuddha.
See also Suppabuddha.