Part One: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 5. Prince Siddhartha's Kindness

  1. Who was Devadatta?
  2. Who was more kind?
  3. What did Devadatta do when he saw a swan flying?
  4. How did Siddhartha save the life of the swan?
  5. Did the boys expect to see the swan alive?
  6. Fill in the blanks: “A life must belong to him who … …, not to one who tries to … … . The swan belongs to … …, not to … … .”
  7. Why was Siddhartha given the swan?