The Buddha Movie

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February 24, 2012
The Buddha Born the son of royalty, the Buddha was forced into being the future leader of his people (forces in the manager). Everyone else in the palace lived to serve the Buddha (forced in the subordinate role). For 29 years the Buddha lived in the palace where nothing bad happened to him until one day he decided to go out into the world. When he did he came across a sick man, an old man, and a dying man. It was then that the Buddha realized that the situation (the happiness, health, and no death) in the palace was forced and not real. As a young man he did not have a solution, but he could see the problem, suffering. He could see that the suffering outside the palace was endless, simply picking right back up with every reincarnation. So once a great prince he became homeless, giving up everything to find the answer to the problem of suffering. His search leads him to one of many spiritual leaders in his life. All of the spiritual leaders he meets are autocratic leaders and demand that he follows their lead all the way to enlighten. After giving himself up to their teachings of limiting food, water, and other comforts of the world, he found out that he was no closer to answering his question and becoming enlightened then he was when he started. So he went in search once more for a better path-goal situation. The Buddha realized that the answer to his question was within him and he had the readiness to face the question once more. He mustered up all of his commitment, motivation, and simply sat under a fig tree until the answer came to him. This seemly simply act took great personal power to overcome, because it took the Buddha three full days and nights before the answer came to him. Once the Buddha found his answer he had great power over others because he managed to solve a critical problem that every human faces suffering.…...

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