Gautama was born in Lumbini, or modern-day Nepal, then raised in Kapilavastu, the Shakya capital, which is either modern-day Tilaurakot, Nepal, or Piprahwa, India. His given name, Siddhartha, means “he who achieves his aim.”
HERE ARE FIVE OF HIS TEACHINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
2. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
3. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
4. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.