Siddharth gautama was born prince in Nepal (563 BC) His father was king. A fortuneteller came to see what his son will most likely be and he said your son could be a king or a religious leader. The king then started to try to make his son a king.
Death, rebirth, salvation and birth.
Side grew up with wealth, luxury, and anything he wanted. As he became older his father (The king) protected him from anything unpleasant. When he would go around places there would be workers ahead of him making sure everything was pleasant and nice. His dad did this so he would become a king not a religous leader. later he was married to a princess and had a son.
When Sidd was 29 he rode out the kingdom away from his people. While Sidd was on his journey he saw the truth which was old people, homeless, people, death, sickness, and disease. Side was shocked to see the because he has never seen suffering ever in his life. He left the palace to search for answers.
Sidd joined and started studying with hindu gurus he was taught about salvation, birth death, and rebirth. These answers did not satisfy him so he left and joined a band called relies ascetics. When Sidd joined he practiced extreme self-denial which is refusing to do things you do on a daily basis. Sidd noticed after 5 years that self-denial is not right so he left and became independent for a little while.
Sidd camea fig tree and to find his way in life. He stayed there for 42 days until he found his place in life. He went back to the palace and found the truth and told everyone.
Sidd came back to his people and told everyone about Buddihism and some of the people thought he was vistited by a god.