He was blessed with a son, named Rahul. 41. One account claims that when he received the news of his son's birth he replied Rāhu jāto, bandhanam jātam — "A rāhu is born, a fetter has arisen." These lines are for class 5, 6, and 7. Gautama Buddha was a contemporary of Mahavira. • Buddha died a peaceful death at a ripe old age of 80, whereas Jesus had to die a violent early death through crucifixion. I cannot give him perishable treasures that will bring cares and sorrows, but I can give him the inheritance of a holy life, which is a treasure that will not perish. He had lost Siddhattha and Nanda, his sons, and Devadatta, his nephew. The driver’s name of buddha horse is Chhanak. Of the Buddha’s disciples , Sariputta , Maudgalyayana , Mahakasyapa, Ananda and Anuruddha are believed to have been the five closest to him. The king did not want his son to become a religious leader. However, if he left the palace, then he would become a great religious leader. Ans. Gautama Buddha’s royal name was Siddhartha. This event in Buddha’s life is known as “Mahabhishkramana”. ", Addressing Rahula with earnestness, the Blessed One said: "Gold and silver and jewels are not in my possession. At the age of seven, his son Rahul also joined, and became one of his ten chief disciples. in the village of Lumbini a few miles from Kapilvastu. Go to him and entreat him to put thee in possession of them, for the son ought to inherit the property of his father.". After Prince Siddhartha escaped the palace to seek enlightenment at age twenty-nine, King Suddhodana never mentioned his name again. Today, Buddhism has a strong following in various Asian countries and is gradually finding its feet in some of the western countries as well. google.com, pub-8797934119967996, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 When the Buddha was 55 years old, he told the sangha he needed a new attendant. Buddha horse’s name is Kanthak. 42. A: Rahul. But neither his wife nor his son were able to tie him to the worldly life. The attendant's job was a combination of servant, secretary, and confidant. The legends underscore his masculinity,” Strong said. He married the woman named Yashodhara, and they had a son, Rahul. How Silly. What was the name of his son? As a result of this enthusiasm, the Buddha said of his son that of all his disciples, he was the most anxious for training. at Kushinagar, India. C: Kanishka. Rahula replied: "I know of no father but the king. According to Buddhist legend, Prince Siddhartha already had been shaken deeply by the realization he could not escape sickness, old age, and death. Answer: Rahul. Why there’s so much affluence around him when people have not a morsel to eat, he’d ask. This is the highest state of achievement on the Buddha Way at that time. Why the wars and the senseless violence and the killing. Siddhartha was married to Yashodhara. He possesses four great mines of wealth which I have not yet seen. This made him realized that there is suffering. ", Rahula replied with firmness: "I do. After the death of King Suddhodana, Maha Prajapati journeyed to find the Buddha. She was weeping and crying and screaming as her only child had suddenly died. On the other hand, Buddha rejected the notion of God the creator. Ananda was a man after the heart of the Blessed One; he was his most beloved disciple, profound in comprehension and gentle in spirit. A beautiful story on death first. Their only son was Prince Rahul. But the Gods intervened and Buddha saw an old man. There is no account in any history as to the cause of Rahula's death, only the fact of it. It was at the age of 29 that a turning point came in the life of Siddhartha. When the king heard that Rahula had joined the brotherhood of bhikkhus he was grieved. Then the Blessed One turned to Sariputta, saying: "My son asks for his inheritance. Rahula then went to the Buddha, and looking up into his face said without fear and with much affection: "My father!" Accordingly, the child was named Rāhula, meaning "fetter", or "impediment", recognizing that the child could be a tie that bound him to his wife Yashodhara, a binding that may impede a search for enlightenment. Prince Siddhartha was preparing himself to leave the palace. The Buddha did live to the age of 80, so his son may well have lived to a reasonable age for a person of that time. Maya died seven days after her son's birth. In today’s post, we get a glimpse of what it’s like to live as one who has received enlightenment through Buddha’s pithy words about life, death, and everything in between. But now that his grandson had been taken from him, he went to the Blessed One and spoke to him. Mayadevi was died after 7 days of Buddha was born. By becoming enlightened, we utilize our own understanding to move forward in our personal growth. Carrying the dead son, she went to all her neighbours to get some medicine that would cure her son. A man sent her to the Buddha who asked her to procure a handful of mustard seeds from a house where no one had died, but she couldn’t find such a house and was thus sad. Some years later Ananda, another cousin of the Blessed One, also joined the Sangha. He also had a son named Rahul. Because of the lack of detail, especially after Rāhula's ordination, some scholars have argued Rāhula did not have an important role in Buddhis… 1. बुद्ध के पुत्र राहुल की अनकही दास्तां Rahul was the son of Lord Gautam Buddha and mother Yashodhara. Yashodhara and Rahul watch Gautam Buddha And, that day came soon; it was on request of King Śuddhodana that Gautama Buddha visited the palace with hundreds of his monk followers. The princess took the boy in her arms and from the window she pointed out to him the Buddha, who happened to be near the palace, partaking of food. If you are a student of any of these classes, you can learn that really easily. 43. When she found him, she petitioned the Buddha, through Ananda, to allow women to enter the sangha as bhikkhuni. No one prevented the boy, nor did the Blessed One himself. Budhha had left the home after 7 days of Son Rahul was born. Now seven years later, the Buddha teaches his seven-year-old son a profound lesson in mindfulness. “Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.” – Buddha. The second sutta has Rahula describing the results of his own awakening some years later. Encountered a sick man. When his wife Yasodhara gave birth to a son, the Prince bitterly called the boy Rahula, which means "fetter." A Sarnath. The below mentioned article provides a short biography of Gautama Buddha. As time went on prince Siddartha began to realize the suffering of human life. Siddhartha was brought up in a royal style. “There were really pressures on the tradition to pay attention to family issues. 2. One day when he was walking in his Royal Garden, he saw a sick man, an old man, and a corpse. His father, Suddhodana was the king of Kapilvastu. Q.12 > Siddhartha had a son before he became Gautama Buddha. Gautama Buddha married Yashodhara at the age of 19 and had a son named Rahul. D: Kundalvan. 2. Buddha's father arranged for only healthy young people to be on the path of the chariot. It was predicted that Siddhartha would give up all the worldly pleasures and follow a simple life. In another version of the story, Rahula had not yet been born on the night of the departure from the palace.… When the Tathagata had finished his repast, he gave blessings and went away from the palace, but Rahula followed and asked his father for his inheritance. Q.13 > Where the first council of monks after the death of Buddha arranged? These are two suttas referencing Rahula, the Buddha's son, who was born just before Siddhartha he left his home seeking understanding. He queried life, why old age, why death and disease. The Buddha has to have a son because he has to fulfill his filial duties to his clan.” Perhaps the Buddha needed to have a son, then, and once he had a son he also needed to have a wife he had left behind. I want to join the brotherhood of the Buddha.". He was the son of Suddhodhana, the Chief of Sakya clan of Kapilvastu in the Nepal Tarai area. On the seventh day after the Buddha's arrival in Kapilavatthu, Yasodhara dressed Rahula, now seven years old, in all the splendor of a prince and said to him: "This holy man, whose appearance is so glorious that he looks like the great Brahma, is thy father. • Jesus preached Christianity that has at its core the belief that God is the creator. He realized that everyone would grow old and that everything is impermanent. Buddha was born after … Others, howev… She was grief-stricken. Earliest texts do not describe Rāhula in much detail, and he remains an ideal figure without much depth in character. He kept Siddhartha in the palace for his whole childhood. He was the only son of his father. Buddha was staying in some village when a woman came to him. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha. However, he was slower than other disciples to realize enlightenment and did so only after the Buddha had died. Who is my father?" His mother’s name was Mahamaya devi, who is of Koliya dynasty, who died seven days after his […] After spreading His message to the world successfully, Buddha died at the age of 80 years in 483 BCE. Рахулы в японских ритуальных текстаÑ, "A Family Quest: The Buddha, Yaśodharā, and Rāhula in the MÅ«lasarvāstivāda Vinaya", "Women and Children Last? 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