Early Religions-Buddhism

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Tshiza330
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Early Religions-Buddhism
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2011-09-25 01:09:44
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AP World History Unit1 Foundations Religion
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Unit I: Foundations, Religion
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  1. Symbol
    • Wheel of Life
  2. Origin
    Kapilavastu, Nepal (India)
  3. Founder
    • Siddharta Gautama
    • "Buddha"
  4. Religious Text
    • none
    • variety of books, no specific one
    • sayings passed down
  5. Place of Worship
    shrines in homes
  6. Beliefs
    • not monotheistic or polytheistic
    • getting rid of desire
    • compassion for all creatures
    • reincarnation > nirvana(perfection thru wisdom) >
    • 4 Noble Truths + Eightfold Path
  7. 4 Noble Truths
    • 1. life is suffering
    • 2. suffering is wanting what you dont have and fear of losing what you have
    • 3. stop all desires
    • 4. eightfold path >
  8. Eightfold Path
    • 1. correct views
    • 2. intent
    • 3. speech
    • 4. actions
    • 5. trade/ profession
    • 6. effort
    • 7. mindfullness
    • 8. concentration
  9. Monasticism
    pursuit of life in penance, prayer, and meditation

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