Siddhartha Guatama was always predicted
that he would be exceptionally special. He would rise to be something no
one could imagine in a person. He would rise to be "The Enlighten One,"
Buddha. He fulfilled this prediction in his life time and I am going to
tell you a little about his wanderings and his life. I'll even throw in
a couple of links.
Guatama was born from the right side of his mother. He took seven steps
and at each step a lotus rose from the ground.
to Adventure: The
event that changed Prince Siddhartha was, his whole life he was confined
inside the palace walls. One day he decided to take a horse ride outside
the palace and he saw pain and suffering. This made him want to stop this
and spread peace and harmony.
was basically to travel the world and find and solve the source of mankind's
Return: Was when
he became "The Enlightened One" this is when he became the Buddha. He found
peace and tranquility.
I guess you could call
it kingship Buddha became the most respected and spiritual man in almost
all of India. He had his own place of worship for him and his monks that
was given to him.
At the age of 88 Buddha announced that it was his time. He
ate his last meal that brought on illness. He then laid down on his right
side between two trees with his head facing north. Then he said these words,
"Decay is inherent in all compounded phenomena! Work for your liberation