Your son can be a king or can be a spiritual leader.
I want my son to be a KING!
Move Everything that is unpleasant out of the way.
I am a holy man
Four Passing Sights
I am a dead person
I was shrunken
I am leaning on a stick
Siddhartha Gautama was born in Nepal in 563 B.C. His father was a king and he wanted his son to be a king. A fortuneteller predicted that the prince will have two potential futures, one was a mighty king, and the other was a spiritual leader.
Search For Truth Path to Self Denial
Life is a endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
Siddhartha was raised in wealth and luxury. Siddhartha's father protected him form anything unpleasant. The prince never saw anyone who was poor, sad, or sick because his father wanted him to be a king.
When Siddhartha was 29, he rode into the city with no guards and saw the homeless people. The first sight was an old man leaning on a stick. The second sight was a man that was shrunken by a disease. The third sight was a man who had died. The forth sight was a wandering holy man that possessed nothing.
Awakening the World
Are You a Saint?
Are You God?
The prince searched for the truth about life, suffering, and death. He began his search by studying with the Hindu Gurus. They taught him that life was a endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. Siddhartha was not satisfied about the approach to salvation.
Siddhartha under a fig tree and meditated. The tree was called the Tree of Knowledge. Siddhartha meditated for 49 days. The people tried to to get him to stop but he wouldn't. Then he achieved enlightenment and became the Buddha.
I have became the Buddha.
The Buddha had freed himself form the cycle of rebirth and suffering. He chose to go back to the world and teach others what he has learned. For the next 45 years, the Buddha traveled across India, and taught, and answered the questions people asked him.