Part One: Life of the Buddha

14. Six Years of Searching

  1. When the Ascetic Gotama was in the jungle for six years why did he become so thin?
  2. What did his body look like?
  3. What are the ways he used to torture his body?
  4. For how long did he do this?
  5. Why did he finally give it up?
  6. Why did the five friends leave him?