The Buddha's philosophy teaches us that our desires are at the root of our restlessness - and that calm can be achieved through willpower and spiritual exercise. If you like our films, take a look at our full shop too: https://goo.gl/aGTlez FURTHER READING “The story of the Buddha’s life, like all of Buddhism, is a story about confronting suffering. He was born between the sixth and fourth century B.C., the son of a wealthy king in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal. It was prophesied that the young Buddha — then called Siddhartha Gautama — would either become the emperor of India or a very holy man. Since Siddhartha’s father desperately wanted him to be the former, he kept the child isolated in a palace with every imaginable luxury: jewels, servants, lotus ponds, even beautiful dancing women…” You can read more on this and many other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org: https://goo.gl/mwCD2u MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/u6CT7k More films on SELF in our playlist below: http://bit.ly/TSOLself Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: https://goo.gl/kW1RA6 SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Mad Adam http://www.madadamfilms.co.uk
Buddhism is the 4th Largest Religion in the World. It originated in Ancient India and was founded on the teachings of Gautama Buddha. If You Enjoy the Video Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for More... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM_E7lk4AQTqYe9H2Bk9A7Q?sub_confirmation=1 Here are 12 Amazing facts about the life of Gautama Buddha. Also Watch Our Other Videos: * Hinduism - World's Oldest Religion Explained - Origins, Beliefs, Facts. https://youtu.be/p8T54syDkDw * Hinduism - 12 Most Common Myths And Misconceptions - https://youtu.be/HRJLgTMyWBs Buddha is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of Ancient India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. Here’s a look at the Life Events of the man who went on to become the BUDDHA… 12. Name - Gautama Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama. He became a Buddha (The Enlightened One) after his Enlightenment. 11. Prince - Siddhartha Gautama was actually born a prince, who belonged to the Shakya Clan of Nepal. 10. Prophecy - After Siddhartha Gautama was born an astrologer predicted that he will either be a Holy Man or he will become a Great King. 9. Family - He was married to Yasodhara and even had a son named Rahula. 8. Four Sights - Siddhartha faced reality at age 29, when he ventured out of the palace into the countryside. He saw an Aged Man, A Sick Man, A corpse and a Wandering Ascetic. 7. Realization - Siddhartha had seen Pain and Suffering for the first time. He was troubled and could not lead the normal Palace life anymore. He realized the reality of Life was not Luxury and Pleasure but – Pain, Suffering and Death. 6. Enlightenment - Siddhartha left the Palace and his Family in search for answers. After wandering for 6 years as an ascetic, he discovered the ‘Middle Way’. Sitting under the Fig (Peepal) Tree and meditating for 49 days, He finally achieved “ENLIGHTENMENT.” 5. Reluctant Teacher - Buddha was reluctant at first to teach. However he relented and The first sermon of Gautama Buddha was in Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh, INDIA. 4. Re-United - During his journey to spread his teachings, Buddha visited his father, King Suddhodana, his wife Yashodhara who became his disciples. His son Rahula became the youngest monk at the very age of 7 and started living with his father. 3. Not Fat - Buddha is often been depicted as Fat and Chubby as it was a symbol of Happiness in the East. In reality Buddha practiced moderation in all things, fasted regularly, and spent most of his time walking hundreds of miles spreading his Teachings. 2. Not God - Buddha is viewed more as a Teacher and not as a God. Buddha’s spot of enlightenment underneath the Bodhi Tree is still preserved to this day. 1. Teachings - Buddha taught and traveled his entire life until the age of 80 when he passed away in Kushinagar, INDIA. Buddha taught people that to become the enlightened one, a person should never be ignorant, angry and hate people. If You Enjoy the Video Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for More... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM_E7lk4AQTqYe9H2Bk9A7Q?sub_confirmation=1 Music Credit: Eastminster by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100719 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Buddha was Born in Lumbini in Nepal, it is said that Siddhartha Gautama took 7 steps and lotus blossomed at each step right after his birth. More info - https://detechter.com/mind-blowing-facts-about-buddha-you-probably-dont-know/
The story of the man who became Buddha
http://mocomi.com/ presents: Gautam Buddha Gautam Buddha was the founder of the religion called Buddhism which is the fourth largest practiced religion in the world today. Gautam Buddha was born as Prince Siddhartha around 566 BC to the King and Queen of Kapilavastu, Shuddhodana and Mayadevi. Soon after his birth and astrologer predicted that Prince Siddhartha was destined to lead the life of a sage and that he would give up his right to the throne and all worldly pleasures. Shuddhodana and Mayadevi were shattered upom hearing the news and decided to prevent him from being exposed to the outside world, keeping a close watch on him. A young Siddhartha never left the palace and saw nothing more than the luxuries of it. His parents hoped that he would get used to the luxurious lifestyle and never give it up. Watch this video to learn about the man who was born in the Indian Sub-continent as Prince Siddhartha but gave up all his luxuries to find nirvana. For read more about Gautam Buddha, visit: http://mocomi.com/gautam-buddha/ For more fun learning videos and interactive articles related to history, go to: http://mocomi.com/learn/history/ Follow Mocomi Kids - Top educational website for kids, on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mocomikids/ on Twitter https://twitter.com/MocomiKids on Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/mocomikids/ on Google+ https://plus.google.com/+mocomikids/ on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/mocomi-kids
Life of Prince Siddhartha enlightened lord Buddha!!
A short version of the story of Buddha with animations designed for children.
Varun Soni, dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California, explains the fourth largest religion in the world, Buddhism. Starting with the story of Prince Siddhartha, who wished to alleviate human suffering and became enlightened in order to help others, the religion does not focus on a god, but rather on self-empowerment and the belief that everyone is already a Buddha but not yet enlightened. For more on #Belief, visit Oprah.com. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 Download the OWN Bold Moves App: http://bit.ly/2hglOIa About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand -- and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. Discover OWN TV: Find OWN on you TV!: http://bit.ly/1wJ0ugI Our Fantastic Lineup: http://bit.ly/1qMi2jE Connect with OWN Online: Visit the OWN WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/1qMi2jE Like OWN on FACEBOOK: http://on.fb.me/1AXYujp Follow OWN on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/1sJin8Y Follow OWN on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/LnqzMz Follow OWN on PINTEREST: http://bit.ly/2dvfPeN Introduction to Buddhism | Belief | Oprah Winfrey Network http://www.youtube.com/user/OWN
A brief trailer summarizing the life changes experienced by Siddhartha in the book by Hermann Hesse, "Siddhartha".