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2. Preview What do you think is the secret of happiness? 3. From his birth, people recognized the Prince Siddhartha was a holy person 4. Prince Siddhartha led a life of pleasure inside his fathers palace 5. Outside the palace, the Prince discovered old age, sickness, and death. He learned what suffering was. 6. Prince Siddhartha gave up his wealth and family to learn how to live simply without desire and without suffering 7. After deep meditation, Siddhartha achieved enlightenment and began to speak as the Buddha 8. 563 BCE- N. India Siddhartha Gautama becomes the Buddha Buddha means The Enlightened One Believed in reincarnation Denied the importance of the Caste System Anyone in any caste could reach Nirvana. Gained followers. Opposed by Brahmins. Understand the Four Noble Truths and the Eight Fold Path is the key to reaching Nirvana. 9. Teachings of the Buddha 4 Noble Truths: 1. All people suffer and know sorrow 2. People suffer because their desires bind them to the cycle of rebirth 3. People could end their suffering by eliminating their desires 4. One could eliminate desire by following the Eightfold Path 10. Eightfold Path 1. Right Views: seeing life as it really is 2. Right Intentions: living a life of good will, striving towards perfection 3. Right Speech: avoid lies and gossip 4. Right Action: trying to be law abiding and honest 5. Right Concentration: direct the mind in meditation 6. Right Living: avoid actions that harm others 7. Right Effort: seek to prevent evil 8. Right Mindfulness: constant awareness of ones self 11. Create a biographical poem about the Buddha that follows this format. Line 1: First and last name Line 2: Four adjectives describing the Line 3: Relative (son, father, husband) of . . . Line 4: Resident of (city and/ or country) . . . Line 5: Who lived from (year to year) Line 6: Who searched for . . . Line 7: Who taught . . . Line 8: Who is remembered for . . . Line 9: Final name meaning . . .