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➤On this article you will know who was Siddharth Gautam Buddha, the time of his coming (2250 years ago) and his task of establishment of the religion of Buddhism. Everything that you need to know about his life, task and after task. "A complete biography."
✱Siddharth Guatam Buddha - the Person✱
While you are right that in that time, about 2200 years ago, there were yet many guru (spiritual guides) who were practicing similar methods for liberation from life or to attain the knowledge of self and god, yet only Buddha was successful in claiming the self-realisation, and that too very soon as he sat under the famous Buddha tree. Intentions were quite clear. If one attains complete detachment from the material world, then he comes closer to reaching God, which is the goal of human life as understood by sages of that time.
➤But even when all the sanyasi (those who renunciate and live away from the family life) did not reach that stage of liberation. This was an excellent observation of Mahatma Buddha (that time, Siddharth) and hence he decided to choose a middle way (he called it the balancing force). In this middle way, he preached that one may stay in their family, with their wife and children, enjoy the pleasures of life, and yet renunciate the worldly matters, the attachment towards everyone. This pleased many regional Kings during that time, as Kings cannot leave their Kingdom and its people aside and go and live in a forest. Hence this way Buddha's teachings spread with the help of Kings.
➤This was a fantastic way to see life. New and yet not new. This attracted thousands of followers to Buddha at that time also. Many visited him to get solutions to their challenges. They began to see Buddha (Siddharth) as a self-realised person...