Buddha was born around 600 B.C. as Siddhartha Gautama, a prince of the Sakya clan in the North-Eastern part of India in the foothills of the Himalayas.
The Four Noble Truths
The essence of Buddha’s teachings is condensed within the Four Noble Truths.
The Four Noble Truths are Suffering Exists, There Is a Cause of Suffering, There is Cessation of Suffering, There is a Means to Cease Suffering.