The Buddha - Siddhārtha Gotama was born in Siddhartha Gotama a in a town called Lumbini, in India near Nepal, around 2500 years ago.
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The King did not want his son to see suffering so he decided Siddartha should live a life of luxury sheltered from the realities of the world.
One day he went out hunting with his charioteer, Channa.
First sign - old man
Second sign - sick person suffering from a disease
All beings becomes old. And none can stay healthy and live a pain free life.
Thrid sign - dead body
Death is an inevitable fate that befalls everyone.
Fourth sign - ascetic who had devoted himself to finding the cause of human suffering
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Whilst under the tree he was faced with many temptations sent by Mara – the force of evil. he became enlightened and the supreme Buddha. Siddartha Gotama was now the enlightened one – The Buddha and had reached enlightenment. He decided to share his teachings and ideas.