Mahāprajāpatī (P. Mahāpajāpatī; T. skye dgu'i bdag mo chen mo སྐྱེ་དགུའི་བདག་མོ་ཆེན་མོ་; C. mohebosheboti) was the maternal aunt and step-mother of Buddha. She was the sister of Maya, the Buddha's mother. According to some accounts, she was also married to Śuddhodana, the leader of the Shakya clan.
- Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr., The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Princeton: 2014), s.v. Mahāprajāpatī
- Mindy Newman and Kaia Fischer (2022), A Garland of Flowers: The story of Mahaprajapati, the Buddha’s stepmother and the first nun, Tricycle