Siddhartha Gotama was born in 563 BCE in a village called Lumbini in India.His father ruled the Shakaya tribe.
The boy was taking to a palace where a wise man called Asita came to visit him.He told the parents The boy will be a king of kings.Or a great holly man.
The baby was taken to the palace. Asita worried for him and made sure he was always safe.He did not want him to see people suffering.
Siddattha got an arranged marriage.
At aged 29 Sidattha wanted to explore the outside world.His father ordered all the unhappy sights to be kept away from him.However he saw 4 sights that disturbed him, a sick man a old man and a dead man.Lastly a holy man. He did not like what he saw.
Siddattha meditated under the Bhodi tree until he found a way to end unhappiness.He could not think of a way and kept envisioning luxury foods etc.He found it. Siddattha's life is known as the enlightened one. Bhudha that means enlightened one.