Buddhas path to Enlightment

Buddhas path to Enlightment

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  • I think I want him to be a powerful king
  • Your new born baby will either be a king or a relegious leader
  • i`ll be down in a second
  • Your breakfast is ready your majesty
  • Thousands of years ago Siddhartha Gautama, a Hindu prince, was born in Nepal in 563 B.C. Later in the amazing day, his father went to a fortune teller to see his babies future. The fortune teller said that he will either be a king or a religious leader. Obviously his father wanted him to be a king.
  • Siddhartha grew up in luxury in his fathers palace. His father did not want him to see unpleasant things such as Siddhartha never saw poor,sad or sick people. When Siddhartha got older he was married and had a son.
  • A couple days later, Siddhartha snuck-out of the palace with no guards only his driver. He saw all the unpleasant  things his father didn't want him to see. He saw four unpleasant sights and the last one was the one that changed his life. The fourth sight was a old and sick man who was happy with his life.
  • Are you a god? Or a Saint?
  • I am awake
  • Siddhartha decided to get rid of his luxury in life and left his family including his wife. he put on ragged clothes and started learning about ascetic. when he was fully committed to being an ascetics. He started eating a grin of rice and 1 jujube fruit a day. He got to the point where he could feel his back while reaching for his stomach.
  •  When Siddhartha fainted he realized that self-denial was not the right path for him so he ate a whole bowl of rice. One day he decided to meditated under a fig tree for 49 days during this time he saw his past lives. Siddhartha had reached enlightenment but decided to come back down to the world to teach others about the paths to enlightenment.
  • Siddhartha, now known as the Buddha spent 45 years romign around India teaching people about the ways of truth and hope. The people would ask if he was a god, or an angel, or a saint, but he was none of those. He would respond with "I am alive." Siddhartha ended up taking a risk in his life and also took the path that his father did not want him to.;
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