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In Sanskrit, सिद्ध siddha means "to establish" or "proven", while अर्थ artha means "looking", therefore "Siddhartha" literally translates to "Someone who is looking at life with great expectations and one who sees life with no suffering".


सिद्धार्थ ‎(siddhā-rtha) alternative names include Siddharth

  1. one who has accomplished an aim or object, successful, prosperous
  2. leading to the goal, efficient, efficacious
  3. one whose aim or intention is known



सिद्धार्थ ‎(siddhā-rtham

  1. "he who has fulfilled the object (of his coming)", name of the great Buddha (Siddhartha)
  2. name of a मारपुत्र ‎(māra-putra)
  3. name of a Danava
  4. name of one of Skanda's attendants
  5. name of a king
  6. name of a councillor of दशरथ ‎(daśa-ratha)
  7. name of the father of महावीर ‎(mahā-vīra) (the 24th arhat of the present अवसर्पिणी ‎(avasarpiṇī))
  8. name of a poet
  9. white mustard
  10. the Indian fig tree
  11. the 53rd year in Jupiter's cycle of 60 years



सिद्धार्थ ‎(siddhā-rthan

  1. a building with two halls (one to the west, and one to the south) (compare वास्तु ‎(vāstu))



  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 1216