Gautama Buddha: The Lord of Wisdom

The life and times of Siddhartha Gautama, the BuddhaGautama s ideas went against the established beliefs of centuries His teachigs did not rely on the idea of a Supreme God or gods who could rescue humanity from its sorrows instead he believed that nirvana lay withi each person, and could be achieved by following the right path.Even though he was one of the most influentThe life and times of Siddhartha Gautama, the BuddhaGautama s ideas went against the established beliefs of centuries His teachigs did not rely on the idea of a Supreme God or gods who could rescue humanity from its sorrows instead he believed that nirvana lay withi each person, and could be achieved by following the right path.Even though he was one of the most influential men who ever walked the earth, very little is known about the life of Siddhartha Gautama, the man we call the Buddha His teachings were followed for 1,500 years in India, and became the guiding principles of life for both rich and poor, high born and low caste Today, the religion he founded is follwed all over the world.Here is the fascinating story of his life from his youth as a privileged prince to his renunciation of the world and attainament or nirvana how his teachings changed all those who came in contact with him and the tumultous lives of people and kingdoms in ancient India.
Gautama Buddha The Lord of Wisdom The life and times of Siddhartha Gautama the BuddhaGautama s ideas went against the established beliefs of centuries His teachigs did not rely on the idea of a Supreme God or gods who could rescue hu

  • Title: Gautama Buddha: The Lord of Wisdom
  • Author: Rohini Chowdhury
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. The series of books published as Puffin Lives are truly wonderful. I think that they are meant for readers above 10 years, but I derive immense pleasure reading them. Gautama Buddha: The Lord of Wisdom by Rohini Chowdhury narrates the life of one of the most influential personalities in human history. I have not read much of Gautama Buddha, although my "want-to-read" list has a few. I perhaps know about Buddha as much as is taught in the history courses in schools (which is abysmal anyways). For [...]

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