Thinker of the Week: Buddha


Full Name: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha came later)

Born: 563 BCE

Died: 483 BCE

Hometown: Lumbini, Nepal

Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, How To Be Good, Truth and Knowledge, Happiness, Meaning of        Life

Career Highlights:

  • gave up being a wealthy prince
  • spent most of his life travelling and teaching all kinds of people to be happy
  • more than 350 million still follow his lessons

Big Question:

How can we feel at peace, when everything is always changing?

Introduce your little thinker to the amazing ideas of Buddha in our ThinkAboutIt series!