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Pages: 32

Language: English

Publisher: Heian International (15 Oct. 2005)

By: Whitney Stewart(Author) Sally Rippin(Illustrator)

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Now in paperback, Becoming Buddha is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the story of Buddhism. Opening vertically, beautiful words and illustrations depict the life of Siddhartha Gautama, a young, wealthy prince who eventually gave up his worldly ways until he attained supreme enlightenment to become Buddha. Foreword by Tenzin Gyatso, HH Dalai Lama.

Whitney Stewart began submitting stories to children's book publishers when she was fourteen. Whitney interviewed the 14th Dalai Lama for her first children's book. That interview ignited her, and she has traveled to Burma, China, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand to research her book topics. Born in Australia, but grew up in many other countries like England, Brunei, Hong Kong and China. Went to China and studied traditional Chinese painting for three years. Much of her experience of studying in China became the basis of her first novel 'Chenxi and The Foreigner.' Print Page Email Page A Brief Biography His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is both the head of state and the spiritual leader of Tibet. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • By Antigone on 25 August 2013

    A beautiful picture book with stunning art work and a meaningful and inspirational story. A simplified version of a the classic tale Siddhartha, suitable for children ... move on to the beautifully written Herman Hesse version when they are older

  • By Patrick Ryan on 3 September 2013

    This is a very special book, one of my daughter's favorite. The first thing you will notice is the format - it opens "top-to-bottom" a bit like traditional scriptural leaves. The illustrations are lovely and the text a perfect mix of story-for-all-ages and spiritual teaching. Wonderful - deserves a special place in every home.

  • By Dawn Hart on 19 September 2015

    Beautifully illustrated. This is a very simple story of how Prince Siddhartha became 'Buddha'. It is a great introduction to Buddhism for young children. My son is 5 and has loved me reading it to him since he was three. He loves the illustrations and always has so many questions whilst we are reading it.

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