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www.britannica.com/biography/Buddha-founder-of-Buddhism

Oct 24, 2017 ... Buddha, (Sanskrit: “Awakened One”)clan name (Sanskrit) Gautama or (Pali) Gotama, personal name (Sanskrit) Siddhartha or (Pali) Siddhatta, (born c. 6th– 4th century bce, Lumbini, near Kapilavastu, Shakya republic, Kosala kingdom [ now in Nepal]—died, Kusinara, Malla republic, Magadha kingdom [now ...

www.encyclopedia.com/philosophy-and-religion/eastern-religions/buddhism/buddha

Conventionally, the Buddha was believed to have lived circa 560–480 BCE, though more-recent scholarship suggests the later dates of circa 485–405 BCE. Born in northern India (present-day Nepal), Gautama's father was king of the city of Kapilavastu. Just prior to his birth, Gautama's biographers hold that Gautama's  ...

thebuddhistcentre.com/text/who-was-buddha

Buddhism started with the Buddha. The word 'Buddha' is a title, which means ' one who is awake' — in the sense of having 'woken up to reality'. The Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama in Nepal around 2,500 years ago. He did not claim to be a god or a prophet. He was a human being who became Enlightened,  ...

www.luangprabang-laos.com/home/lao-country/Buddhism/The-legend-of-Buddha-s-birth.html

His father, Suddhodona was the King of the Sakya clan (he was probably only Rajah, or landowner of the warrior class) having married Queen Maya, very wise and virtuous who stayed pure even during the beginning of her marriage. One day she had a dream : she saw, without feeling the slightest pain, a small white ...

dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?t=30139

Aug 24, 2017 ... Unsurpassed is the Lord's way of teaching the Dhamma concerning one's proper moral conduct. One should be honest and faithful, without deception, chatter, hinting or belittling, not always ready to add gain to gain, but with the sense- doors guarded, moderate in food, a promoter of peace, observant, ...

www.himalayan-trails.com/nepal/cultural-tours-in-nepal/lumbini-the-birth-place-of-buddha

11 days of immersion in the Buddhist history and culture of Nepal, including the trip of a lifetime to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Departure: Kathmandu Duration: 11 Days Best Season: October to March (Possible all year round) This tour takes us through scenic Nepal to Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha ...

www.bartleby.com/45/3/102.html

The Birth of the Buddha. I. The Buddha. Translated from the Introduction to the Jtaka (i. 4721). 1909-14. Buddhist Writings. The Harvard Classics.

www.historyinorbit.com/day-mr-buddha-born

Apr 1, 2017 ... In 563 B.C., none other than the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, was born. He is believed to have lived in India from 563 B.C. to 483 B.C as the son of the king of the Shakya people. His name was Prince Siddhartha. The Shakya were a clan in the late Vedic period who dwelled in North India and ...

www.souledout.org/wesak/storybuddha.html

According to ancient tradition, Queen Maya, his mother, first had a dream of a beautiful white elephant coming down into her womb, and this was interpreted as a sign that the Buddha, or a universal emperor, was about to be born. When her time came, Queen Maya went into the garden and gave painless birth to the ...