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Introduction

"A son has been born to thee, O prince!" this was the message that reached Prince Siddhattha when returning from a drive through the city of Kapilavatthu and a day spent at a park near-by.

"A fetter (Rahula) has been born, a bondage has been born!" said the prince upon hearing the news. And Rahula was the name given later to the babe by Siddhattha's father, the Raja Suddhodana.

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