In this captivating, inspiring and vibrant musical, discover the story about Buddha - a young prince who renounced his royal status and luxurious life to seek enlightenment.
The Musical tell the story of a prince named Siddhartha who was born 2,600 years ago in an ancient India city know as Kapilavastu. At birth, a seer Prophesied that Siddhartha would either be a skilled leader like his father or a great spiritual teacher. Upon hearing this, king Suddhodana did everything in his power to ensure the kingship of his son.
Siddhartha soon grew to be a fine young man within the confines of the palace walls, oblivious to the reality of pain and suffering in the real world. But one day, as Siddhartha was exploring the kingdom, he withnessed old age, sickness and death. Seeing these made him renounce his royal status to find the root cause and the end of suffering.
For Six years, he praticed austere mediatation in the forest until he realised that extreme practices will not provide him the answers to all his questions. He decided to sit and mediatate under a bodhi tree where he stayed until he achieved enlightenment and became the Buddha.
The insight Siddhartha gained became the basis of the teachings that is still kept alive by millions of people today.
A show not-to-be missed!
For more information, please visit https://www.princesiddharthamusical.com/
Thursday, 8th June 2017
12:30pm & 7:30pm
The Theatre Concourse Chatswood
Monday, 12th June 2017
2pm & 7pm
Queensland Performing Art Centre (QPAC), SouthBank
Friday, 16th June 2017
11:30am & 7:30pm
Saturday, 17th June 2017