Buddha ("the awakened") was the title given to Siddhartha Gautama, the son of a Nepalese rajah. According to tradition, Guatama left a life of luxury at age 30 and devoted himself to years of contemplation and self-denial, finally reaching enli...
Name at Birth:
c. 563 B.C.,
c. 483 B.C.
Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply
the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
Includes the life of Buddha, the founder of the Buddhist religion, and his
As a child, Siddhartha the Buddha, was troubled by some of the same thoughts
that children today have. They wonder about birth and death. They wonder why ...
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Born in Nepal in the 6th century B.C., Buddha was a spiritual leader and teacher
whose life serves as the foundation of the Buddhist religion.
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Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha, was born in the sixth century B.C. in
what is now modern Nepal. His father, Suddhodana, was the ruler of the Sakya ...
“The Buddha was as mortal as you and I, yet he attained enlightenment and was
raised to the rank of an immortal. The miracle is that he got there following a ...