Whatever precious jewel there is in the heavenly worlds, there is nothing comparable to one who is Awakened.Buddha
About the Author
Born: Siddhartha Gautama c. around 480 BCE Lumbini, Shakya Republic
Died: c. 400 BCE (aged 80) Kushinagar, Malla Republic, Modern-day Nepal, close to the Indian border.
About: Siddhartha, who later became known as the Buddha – or The Enlightened One – was a prince who forsook the comforts of a palace to seek enlightenment. He realised the essential unreality of the world and experienced the bliss of Nirvana. After his enlightenment, he spent the remainder of his life teaching others how to escape the endless cycle of birth and death.
Profession: Spiritual Leader