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The Buddha Film notes 01/12/2017 ° Buddha started in India 2500 years ago ° Buddhism 4 th largest religion in the world ° Son of the king who abandoned life of pleasure to seek enlightenment 1 grain of rice per day, standing on one foot, sleeping on nails spent time in the woods meditating, sacrificed a lot Elephant entered body of a queen who was said to be destined to give birth to a son that would conquer the world  the Buddha Queen died after giving birth to her son ° ° The Dalai Lama says you are the master of your own path ° -Southern Nepal, one of the world’s holiest places, where the Buddha was born Buddhist pilgrims come to be in the presence of Buddha There are many stories of the Buddha The first written thing of the Buddha isn’t until 500 years after his death, for the first few centuries his stories were told orally We don’t know what is true or not. But the message of the story is what people take from it. The story of his life is a way of telling the teaching ° Siddhartha Son of a king raised in the palace with every imaginable luxury Prince among a clan of warriors He was protected from all things He had 3 lotus ponds – red, white, and blue Father wants him to be the king of India, creating artificial environment Protect him from noticing that anything was wrong with the world.

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