Part One: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 2. The Birth of the Prince

  1. Why did Queen Maha Maya want to leave Kapilavatthu?
  2. Where was her father’s palace?
  3. How did the king send her off?
  4. Why did the queen stop at the park?
  5. What was the park called?
  6. When did the birth of the baby take place?
  7. What does the legend say about the birth?
  8. he baby was supposed to have said something. What did he say?