Updated: 2/4/2021

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  • Before Siddhartha was born it was predicted that he would either become a great leader or go on a path to enlightenment.
  • As a young prince Siddhartha was sheltered from the outside world, suffering in particular.
  • One day the prince was allowed to go outside of the palace to see what was outside.
  • When Siddhartha was walking around outside he saw people suffering. he saw an old homeless man, a dead body, and a sick man.
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  • After this, Siddhartha gave up his life as a wealthy man and fasted for days and meditated while trying to find spiritual truth through self denial.
  • Siddhartha looked t fin a way in the middle between being a prince and an ascetic. He was able to do this by reaching enlightenment while meditating under a tree.