Guards protect him from all the sadness in the world
Close your eyes child
Siddhartha was born a prince. One day a fortuneteller came to his castle and told him that he would be a king or a religious leader.
no is's not
self denial great
Siddhartha's father wanted to protect him from sadness from the world so that he would not try to became a religious leader.
When Siddhartha was 29 he sn out of the castle on his own and he saw four things. he saw an old man leaning of a walking stick. he saw another man that was stroken by deses, The last thing that he saw was a man who died.
open your mind
Siddhartha went into the wilderness to find answers to his question just like the gurus. He meat with a gurus and they tough him the cycle of life and that you can get out of the cycle and get to maksa. Not satisfied with this he left and joined a band of religious ascetic. he started practicing self denial. he only ate one grain of rice and a jujube fruit.
Siddhartha left the group and ate food till his strength returned. he began a 49 day meditation. After that he achieved enlightenment. Siddhartha is now the Buddha.
The Buddha had freed himself from the cycle of life. The Buddha went back to teach the others in the world what he had learned. For the next 45 years he went around India teaching people the path to enlightenment.