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Buddha Teachings

Buddha Teachings
Following the Buddha's FootstepsInstilling Goodness SchoolCity of Ten Thousand BuddhasTalmage, CA 95481 As a child, Siddhartha the Buddha, was troubled by some of the same thoughts that children today have. They wonder about birth and death. They wonder why they get sick and why grandfather died. They wonder why their wishes do not come true. Children also wonder about happiness and the beauty in nature. Because the Buddha knew what was in the hearts of children and human kind, he taught everyone how to live a happy and peaceful life. Life in the Palace Buddhism is one of the major religions in the world. Soon after Prince Siddhartha was born, the wise men predicted that he would become a Buddha. At the age of sixteen, Prince Siddhartha married a beautiful princess, Yasodhara. The Four Sights Soon Siddhartha became disillusioned with the palace life and wanted to see the outside world. Renunciation Leaving his kingdom and loved ones behind, Siddhartha became a wandering monk. Enlightenment

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