When you are a child and are asked the daunting question, “what do you want to be when you are older?” you are initially left in a state of confusion. I know I was.
In ancient Nepal, a King ruled with absolute power and authority. He had lived the entirety of his life controlling causes to render particular desirable effects. So, logically, The King desired to protect his son, The Prince of Nepal, from any suffering he may have to endure. The King kept his son sheltered from any visible suffering beyond the walls of his kingdom, along with providing anything his son wanted at any given time. On the surface, it seems as if The Prince of this powerful dynasty will never have to endure any degree of suffering, however, the exact opposite was true.