Siddhartha’s Life in Seeking for The Truth
After prince Siddhartha became a monk, he had a new name called Sakyamuni and began an ascetic life at Anupiya Ambavana. He had taught and trained by many philosophers and Brahmas before he had arrived Magadha. When he was there, the king Bimbisara invited him to stay in the kingdom by offer him land and temple building. Unfortunately, Sakyamuni refused to the king’s offer. He only promised that he will preach to all the citizens of Magadha after he became enlightenment. Continue reading
Siddhartha Decided to Abandon His Palace
When the prince was sixteen year old, the king decided to marry him to princess Yashodhara. After then, they have got a son. For nearly twenty years, the prince was not allowed to be out of his palace. One day he wanted to travel around his city with his horseman named Chhantuk. He went out for four times to visit the four gates of the city. Each time he saw one stage of living as human which was created by God. The first time he saw old people. Second he saw an old people with sickness. Third he saw a funeral. And the fourth time he saw a monk. Continue reading
The Early Age of Buddha
Mahamaya is a queen of King Sothothanak (Suddhodhana), who governed at Kapilavatthu Kingdom. There was once she dreamed a small white elephant flying from the sky and wandered around her for three rounds. Finally he disappeared into her abdomen. It’s not too long from that night dreaming, she was pregnant.