Summary of the Book Gautama Buddha’s ideas and beliefs went against what people had believed in for centuries. He did not believe in the idea of a supreme God who could rescue humanity from sorrows and difficulties. He only taught people that nirvana could be found within each person and that it can be achieved if we chose to follow the right path. He has been one of the most influential people, but nobody knows much about the life of Siddhartha Gautama. The Buddha’s teachings have been followed for more than 1500 years in India and have guided many people from all walks of life. Buddhism is a religion that has been formed from his teachings and has gained popularity by people from all over the world. This book is an account of his life from when he was a prince to when he left home to attain nirvana. It also tells us the story of the lives of the people and kingdoms in ancient India.
About Rohini Chowdhury
Rohini Chowdhury writes books for both children and adults. She has more than twenty books and several short stories to her credit. She has published writings in Hindi and English, and has covered a wide spectrum of genres. She runs a story website called www.longlongtimeago.com.