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When Lord Buddha's wife Yashodhara also joined Sangha (become bhikkhuni), what happened to her ?

Did she also get enlightened ?

Did his son Rahula get enlightened ?

This, This answers says Buddha can never be a woman

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When Lord Buddha's wife Yashodhara also joined Sangha (become bhikkhuni), what happened to her ?

As part of the Bhikkhuni order nothing special or noteworthy incidents through the Buddha acknowledged her past contribution to his enlightenment in realising the Parami.

And like anybody else she aged, decayed and passed away. On passing away she was truly free from suffering as she was enlightened.

Did she also get enlightened ?

Yasodharā achieved enlightenment.

Did his son Rahula get enlightened ?

Rāhula also achieved enlightenment.

... says Buddha can never be a woman

A woman can never become a fully enlightened Buddha. But a woman can achieve enlightenment as a disciple nun. Yasodara became a disciple nun not a Buddha. She was the wife of Prince Siddhartha. She became a nun later in the Buddha's Sasana. Also see: Bahu Dhātuka Sutta

  • Sir can you explain the edited question – Rishi Mar 28 '17 at 12:22
  • See if this explains it. – Suminda Sirinath S. Dharmasena Mar 28 '17 at 14:32
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    A woman can never become a fully enlightened Buddha -- what is this? – frei Mar 29 '17 at 3:00
  • See: Bahu Dhātuka Sutta – Suminda Sirinath S. Dharmasena Mar 29 '17 at 3:06
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    I do not want to debate this. I will go with what the Pali Cannon says until I have 1st hand knowledge on the matter. I would believe all who debate also do not have 1st hand knowledge so any views are just personal view and perhaps a shot in the dark. – Suminda Sirinath S. Dharmasena Mar 29 '17 at 5:08
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There are at least three suttas to Rahula:

MN 61

MN 62

MN 147

Yasodharā is mentioned as 'Baddha Kaccānā', having great wisdom in AN 1.245

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