ORIGINS OF SECRET MANTRA (DAY 11): ‘CAN’T GET NO SATISFACTION’; FROM PRINCE SIDDHARTHA TO SHAKYAMUNI THE ASCETIC: the early life of Buddha, family lineage, name, locations and practicing austerities in the forest (by 17th Karmapa)

"That ruler of men, sporting with his queen,Enjoyed as it were, Vaishravana’s sovereign might,Free from sin, then, she produced the fruit of her womb,As knowledge does, when united with trance. Before she conceived she saw in a dreamA white elephant kingEntering her body, yet she did notThereby feel any pain." "But when queen Maya saw… Continue reading ORIGINS OF SECRET MANTRA (DAY 11): ‘CAN’T GET NO SATISFACTION’; FROM PRINCE SIDDHARTHA TO SHAKYAMUNI THE ASCETIC: the early life of Buddha, family lineage, name, locations and practicing austerities in the forest (by 17th Karmapa)