BBC’s Life of Buddha 

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Qhja4OhdM) 

  

1-Identify the purported miraculous events of the Buddha’s conception & birth. 

 

Father’s Name: Suddhodana  

 

Mother’s Name: Maya 

 

Wife’s Name:  

 

Son’s Name: Rahula 

 

White Elephant with 6 Tusks entered Queen Maya’s Uterus 

 

Wheel Symbol on Siddharta’s Feet 

 

 

2-What were the 2 options within the prediction about Sidharta Gautama’s eventual career path? 

 

 a- 

  

 b- 

 

 

3-What did Sidharta’s father not want him to witness? Why not? 

 

 

 

4-Why did Sidharta become sad while watching a farmer plow land? 

 

 

 

5-Identify the 4 suffering people who radically altered the direction of Sidharta’s career. 

 

 a- 

 

 b- 

 

 c- 

 

 d- 

 

6-Why did Sidharta leave home & abandon his family?