y Becoming Buddha : The Story of Siddhartha single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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"In a vast kingdom beneath the Himalayan foothills, a child of wisdom was born. Prince Siddhartha was raised in luxury and educated to become the next ruler. But one day the young prince looked beyond his royal palace. He witnessed sickness, misery, and death and vowed to overcome these afflictions. Siddhartha gave up wealth and family life and put on the simple robes of a wanderer. His spiritual journey was long and twisting, but it ended under a sacred Bodhi tree. In meditation, Siddhartha realised a release from mental suffering. He learned the truth of universal wisdom. He became a Buddha, an enlightened one. And for the rest of his life, he taught others the way to inner peace." (Source: Author's website)

Notes

  • Contains a foreword and meditation guide by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains an Indian character.
  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has an Asian setting.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Lothian , 2005 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0734407726

Works about this Work

Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 49 no. 3 2005; (p. 33)

— Review of Becoming Buddha : The Story of Siddhartha Whitney Stewart 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 20 no. 3 2005; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Becoming Buddha : The Story of Siddhartha Whitney Stewart 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 49 no. 3 2005; (p. 33)

— Review of Becoming Buddha : The Story of Siddhartha Whitney Stewart 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 20 no. 3 2005; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Becoming Buddha : The Story of Siddhartha Whitney Stewart 2005 single work picture book
Last amended 13 Mar 2012 14:46:24
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