Shakyamuni Buddha
(Shakyamuni = the sage of the shakya clan)

The name for the latest incarnation of the Buddha, i.e. the one that most people are referring to when they talk about "The Buddha."

1. In Buddhist orthodoxy, he is the fourth incarnation of THE Buddha and will be superseded by Metteyya Buddha sometime in the future when the dharma has been forgotten.
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