Life of the Buddha

Life of the Buddha

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  • Birth
  • The prophecy
  • Trapped
  • 2,500 years ago prince Siddhartha was born in a forest, the size of a 2 year old, he could walk and talk and when he walked flowers grew in his footsteps.
  • First day out
  • A holy man came to see the baby and said if he ever saw pain or suffering he wouldn't be a king.
  • Asceticsm
  • His dad did not want him to be a spiritual leader and wanted him to follow in his footsteps so kept Siddhartha inside the palace away from all suffering, living a life of luxury
  • Enlightenment
  • Siddhartha's father decided to let Siddhartha leave the palace for the first time ever. When Siddhartha saw three main things he should never have seen: old age, sickness and death.
  • WHAT IS HAPPENING?!?!?
  • After what Siddhartha had seen he decided to live as a holy man and went from complete luxury to the complete opposite, poverty.
  • Siddhartha finally realised neither luxury or poverty was the right way so decided to go middle class where he reached enlightenment and finally became the Buddha 
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