Nirvana In Siddhartha

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Siddartha lived between the mid sixth and early fourth centuries B.C.E. According to the book, Siddhartha seemed to have never made any assertions about God. His tradition is described as a code of life. He taught the combination of meditation, prayer, and unselfish behavior, to achieve happiness. Siddhartha was like Shevataketu in that he was not aware of many things. Growing up as a prince, he was unaware of the world around him because his father did not want him to reach destiny as a Budda. For example, Siddhartha was a pampered prince who did not know suffering in any form (page 90). Nirvana, meaning extinction of the flame, is the sense of self in a mystical state. He finally engaged in nirvana and excused his body of all physical

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