Paul Brunton Daily Note

… Prince Gautama was carefully sheltered by his parents from the sights of human suffering. So when, in his twenties, he saw for the first time a sick man, a dead man, and a decrepit old man, he was filled with horror and renounced the world of royal luxury to become a monk …

  • From The Notebooks of Paul Brunton, volume 10
  • Category 15: The Orient
  • Chapter 1: Meetings of East and West
  • Number: 308, Excerpt

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