Norman, the textual studies by Richard Gombrich, and the research on early meditation methods by Johannes Bronkhorst.
Meanwhile, the Buddha's father Suddhodana heard his son's teaching, converted to Buddhism and became a.
According to scholars of such as Richard Gombrich, the Buddha's teachings on and are a development of pre-Buddhist themes that can be found in and sources, like the.
They also depict his father Śuddhodana as a of the Solar dynasty of Ikṣvāku Pāli: Okkāka.
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According to , ideas of the Buddha's omniscience along with an increasing tendency to deify him and his biography are found only later, in the and later commentaries or texts such as the Mahāvastu.