Part One: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 16. Striving for Enlightenment

  1. Where did the Ascetic Gotama go after eating Sujata’s milk-rice?
  2. What do you call the tree under which he meditated?
  3. What was the resolution he made under the tree?
  4. What sort of thoughts came to his mind?
  5. What did he realise in the first part of the night?
  6. What did he realise in the second part of the night?