Queen Maya had a very strange dream that let her know that her child was going to be special...
She had a dream that a white elephant descended from the sky and peirced her womb and filled her with light.
Prince Siddharta Guatama was born in Nepal, in a garden, around 500-300 BC.
Chaos In The City
Asita, a sage, prophesized that Prince Siddharta would either become a great leader or saint, this worried his father. This is because his father, King Suddhana, wanted Siddharta to become a great leader.
Due to the prophecy from Asita, King Suddhana kept Prince Siddharta in the palace to make sure he would become a great leader.
When Siddharta visited the city Kapilavastu and saw strange things that disturbed him.