Part One: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 3. The Naming Ceremony

  1. Who was Asita?
  2. Why did he go to the palace?
  3. What did the king do after Asita was seated in the palace?
  4. What happened as the king tried to show the baby to the sage?
  5. Was Asita annoyed at this incident?
  6. What did Asita do when the incident happened?
  7. What did Asita say about the prince?
  8. What did Kondanna say?
  9. What was the name given to the prince?
  10. What does this name mean?