The Story of Prince Siddhartha, founder of Buddhism

Duration 03:46

An account of how Prince Siddhartha left the comfort and safety of his father's palace and saw 'Four Sights' that were to change his life. As he looked on old age, sickness, death and holiness, he determined to search for the real answers to the meaning of life.

First broadcast:
24 March 2011

This clip could be used as a stimulus to a discussion on 'Is suffering in life inevitable?'. This could be done through a Philosophy 4 children style lesson whereby the teacher acts as facilitator for the discussion, but the students take the discussion in any way they want.