Important Substance writing for Class 10 SEBA HSLC English Grammar
Give the substance of the following passage:
One day Gautam Buddha saw in the street an old man bent with age and another day he saw a dead body. He asked his servant about these. The servant told him that everybody would grow old and die one day. Buddha became very sad to know this. For an hour he would sit and think what was the reason why the world was full of sadness. What is the use of human life, where there is death. After a time he became discontented with his life of pleasure in the royal palace. When he was twenty nine years. he decided to go out of the house. One stilly night, Gautam left his royal palace, while everybody was asleep. He wondered into the forest. He decided to stay there and seek the truth about human life.
Ans: Observing crippling old age and death Buddha turned sad and wondered why the world was full of sadness. He became discontented knowing that the reward of life is death. To know the truth about human life Buddha at the age of twenty lea home and went into the forest.