|Thai||พระเวสสภูพุทธเจ้า (Phra Wetsaphu Phutthachao)|
|Venerated by||Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana|
|Preceded by||Sikhī Buddha|
|Succeeded by||Kakusandha Buddha|
Vessabhū is the twenty fourth Buddha. He was born in the pleasance of Anoma (Commentary, Anūpama), his father being the khattiya Suppatita (Supatita) and his mother Yasavatī.*  He is venerated by the Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana traditions.
For six thousand years he lived in the household in three palaces: Ruci, Suruci and Vaddhana (Rativaddhana); his wife was Sucittā, and their son Suppabuddha. He left home in a golden palanquin, practiced austerities for six months, was given rice milk by Sirivaddhanā of Sucittanigama, and grass for his seat by the Nāga king Narinda, and attained Enlightenment under a sāla tree. He preached his first sermon at Anurārāma to his brothers, Sona and Uttara, who became his chief disciples.
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