life of Siddhartha

Events

Isolation

563 B.C - 531 B.C

Made his life as plesent as possible and kept him away from pain and suffering

Birth

563 bc

A king and Queen of a small kingdom in India
his mother felt no pain and he could walk and talk right away

The four sights

531 bc

He wanted spiritual satisfaction
an old man, a sick man, a corpse burning, a monk

renuciation

531 bc

food, and his riches
he became emaciated and ill
he would meditate heavily

The middle way

531 bc

The path between both extremes

the first sermon

530 bc - 486 bc

He became known as the Buddha, five Hindu ascetics, This was the beginning of the Buddhist religion

Enlightenment

530 bc - 530 BC

He sat under a tree, and meditated, a psychic state, and he remembered all his past lives, as consequence of their good and bad deeds, he removed craving and ignorance, He achieved nirvana, for 7 days

Parinirvana

486 bc

"Behold, O monks, this is my advice to you. All component things in the world are changeable. They are not lasting. Work hard to gain your own salvation", parinirvana releases you from the cycle of rebirth