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Is Shakyamuni Buddha Siddhartha Gautama?

Based on the sutta below, if you say Prince Gautama and Shakyamuni Buddha is exactly the same person, that's eternalism, and if you say they are completely different persons, that's annihilationism. ...
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Is Shakyamuni Buddha Siddhartha Gautama?

They are the same, but they have been given different expressions from different people in different traditions. Those expressions have certain appeal to certain people, but some of those traditions ...
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Avici in the Mahayana

AN 5.129 uses the term Tathagata. It refers to Buddhas. Please see "Why does the Buddha call himself the Tathāgata?". “Mendicants, these five fatal wounds lead to a place of loss, to hell. ...
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How to treat the dispute?

The following sutta quotes are helpful. From Sutta Nipata 4.11: "From where have there arisen quarrels, disputes, lamentation, sorrows, along with selfishness, conceit & pride, along with ...
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