Have you ever wondered why Prince Siddhartha couldn’t remember His past lives? Though, He used to be a Bodhisattva in the Tushita heaven before He was reincarnated to become the son of King Suddhodana and Queen Maha Maya. This seems to be a paradox because it was said in the Sutra that an one-life Bodhisattva could be aware of His past lives.
It is a question hard to answer, which may cause doubt among non-Buddhists and even Buddhists. Sometimes, we cannot use our rationality and worldly knowledge to clarify a matter. Luckily, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh guided us through this question.
Let’s watch this video to discover the answer as well as consolidate your belief in Shakyamuni Buddha, also known as Prince Siddhartha.