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Published by International Buddhist Union in Singapore .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementin his own words by Bhikku Narada.
SeriesPamphlet / International Buddhist Union ;, no. 4, Buddhism series ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsMLCS 95/11221 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL919323M
LC Control Number95216718

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  Before he was known as the Buddha—“the awakened one”—Prince Siddhartha lived a decadent life within protective palace walls, surrounded by abundance and sheltered from life’s inevitable cruelties. Siddhartha becomes a man within the palace, marrying a wife and fathering a son. However, his curiosity about life outside the palace grows. The life story of the Buddha begins in Lumbini, near the border of Nepal and India, about 2, years ago, where the man Siddharta Gautama was born. Although born a prince, he realized that conditioned experiences could not provide lasting happiness or protection from suffering. After a long spiritual search he went into deep meditation, where.   The Buddha, his life and teachingsis a straightforward and historical account of the merits of the Buddha. The book is in 92 page, written by Ven. Plyadassi, Thera, and published by the Buddhist Publication Society in Sri Lanka. The life of Siddhartha Gautama, the person we call the Buddha, is shrouded in legend and myth. Although most historians believe there was such a person, we know very little about the actual historical person. The "standard" biography, relayed in .

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