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Unformatted text preview: 3 rd- death 4 th- Begging Against everyone- he left home to get answers and traded his robes for rags. Realized that the solution to life should be shared Was so good at meditation that people wanted him to teach them Just as he was almost starved himself to death, a young girl gives him food; realizes that fasting will no accomplish anything. Sat under a tree and meditated till he figures out how to reach enlightenment; Mara- demon; unleased an army of demons at Siddhartha and he turned them into lotus blossoms; tried to seduce with his daughters but their faces began to rot; Spent 7 days under the tree in absolute bliss 4 stepping stones to enlightenment Suffering in life Diagnose the suffering Cure for desire How to cure the illness and achieve enlightenment His stepmother became the first nun and made his son a monk He dies of food poisoning...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2009 for the course RELI NA taught by Professor Jordan during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '09