Biography of Gautam Buddha:
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Gautam Buddhawas born in Lumbini, Nepal, near Kapilavastu. His father’s name wasShudodhanand mother’s name wasMayadevi. His childhood name was‘Siddhartha’. But due to his birth in the “Gautama tribe“, he was also calledGautama.
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Seven days after the birth of Gautam Buddha, his mother Mayadevi died. After that, he was nurtured by his aunt (stepmother) and Mahaprakashati (Gautami), the second queen of Shudodhan. When the birth ceremony of Gautam Buddha was held, then the famous sage Vishya Pratishtha of that time predicted that this child would either become a great king or a great guide. Siddhartha was a very compassionate person from childhood. When Siddharth used to play the game in childhood, he would lose himself because he did not want to hurt others. Siddhartha had a cousin named Devadatta. Once Devadatta started an arrow from his bow. Since a bird swan was injured and later Siddhartha protected the injured goose.
Gautama Buddha Name –Siddhartha Gautam Buddha
Born –563 BC Lumbini, Nepal
Death –483 BC Kushinagar, India
Wedding –Princess Yashodhara
Children –A son, Rahul
Father’s Name –Shudodhana
Mother’s name –Maya Devi
Gautam Buddha History-
Gautam Buddhareceived the education of Vedas and Upanishads from GuruVishwamitra. Apart from this, besides education of Vedas, he learned the art of wrestling, horse racing, arrows and arrows like a Kshatriya. Gautam Buddha was married to ‘Yashodhara‘, daughter of Koli dynasty, at the age of 16, after receiving education initiation at an early age. From this marriage he had a child. His father’s name was Rahul but after some time of marriageGautam Buddhagave up his wife and child.
Establishment of Buddhism:
The establishment of Buddhism was during the fourth century. Today there are about 190 million Buddhist followers in the whole world, and the number of followers of Buddhism is 25% in the world. According to a survey, countries like China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Mongolia, Cambodia, Bhutan, South Korea, hong-kong, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Indonesia, America and Sri Lanka are coming. There are more followers of Buddhism in Bhutan, Sri Lanka and India.
Gautam Buddha Education :
The god Gautam Buddha, who showed the world a new path from his thoughts, was India’s great philosopher, scientist, religious leader, a great social reformer and founder of Buddhism. They went to the forest from their royal palace at night, in search of the path to get salvation from birth, death, and sorrows to the world and the search for divine wisdom.
After many years of hard work, he got knowledge underBodhi Treein Bodh Gaya (Bihar) and he became “Gautam Buddha” from Siddhartha Gautam.
Gautam Buddha receives knowledge:
Siddhartha got the realization under the tree. The tree was called ‘Bodhi-Tree’and the border place of Gaya was called ‘Bodh Gaya’.
After thinking of the nature of religion by staying under the Bodhi tree for 4 weeks, Gautama Buddha came out to preach Buddhism. First, he made 5 friends his followers and then sent them to spread religion.
Gautama Buddha Teachings:
2- He put a lot of emphasis on non-violence for his cause and his unhappiness.
3- Have pity on living beings.
4- Gautam Buddha has strongly condemned Havan and animal sacrifice.
Some of Buddha’s teachings is as follows:
1-Agnihotra and Gayatri Mantra
2- Attention and end-sight
3- Follow the middle path
4- Four Arya Truths
Gautam Buddha Quotes:
2- You are never punished for your anger, but you are punished by your anger. We are commended by our thoughts only.
3- We become the same as we think.
4- When your mind is clean, then you will always be happy with your shadow of happiness.
6- Starting a small work is the beginning of ending a big job.
7- It does not matter if you start small or big, if you take that start to the end, then one day you will be able to achieve everything you want.
8- Life is a long journey and you are like a traveler, so it will be better that we live and travel well.
9- Instead of being anxious by staying in the past and in the future, we should be happy while staying in the present.
10- Even if you are surrounded by dirt, but you have a stock of power in opposing evil.