The Omen of an Old Man... The Omen of a Sick Man... The Omen of a Dead Man... The Omen of an Ascetic are the popular four great omens in Buddhist Teachings also known as THE FOUR SIGNS or FOUR SIGHTS. The life story of Lord Samma Sambuddha says that young prince Siddhartha observed these four sights while having a ride with charioteer “Channa” and that affected the prince deeply to start his spiritual journey. Is that true? What was mistaken in this story? Let’s find out… Let’s dig deeply in to the four great omens. And let's find out how it should be affected to our lives to begin our spiritual journey and why they call as great OMENS!