I think he went commando.  I also heard that he drank the blood of 
babies given to him in offering from the poor peasant field workers to 
whom he promised their enlightenment in return. 

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Dave" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> "cid830" <summitjags@> wrote:And I thought the Buddha had left his 
> wealth (and family) behind in search of the cause of and relief from 
> suffering.>
> 
> He left his money behind in a bank. Obviously somebody was paying 
for 
> his meals and buying him clean underwear during nine years when the 
> Buddha was not working. If he left all his money behind, then who 
paid 
> for all that food?? Someone told a lie somewhere in the story.
>



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