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Krakucchanda Buddha

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Krakucchanda Buddha
Krakucchanda Buddha (sometimes called Kakusandha Buddha) was born in Khema Park in India. His father was Aggidata, a brahmin priest, and his mother was Visakha. He led a family life for four thosand years and had a wife Virochamana and son Uttara. Finally he renounced family life and practised to reach enlightenment and after eight months attained it under Sirisa tree. He passed at the age of forty thousand years.
 
He was the first Buddha of this fortunate eon.

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