Buddhist terms

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Buddhist terms
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  1. Buddha's first sermon which formed the basis for the faith
    the 4 noble truths
  2. What are the 4 noble truths
    • life is filled with pain and suffering
    • this suffering is cause by desire
    • to end suffering, one must be released from desire
    • release from desire can be achieved by the 8 fold path
  3. kindness to all living things, purity of hear, truthfulness, charity, and avoidance of faultfinding, ency, hatred, adn violence
    eightfold path
  4. What are the eightfold truths?
    • right understanding
    • right purpose
    • right speech
    • right behavior
    • right means of livelihood
    • right effort
    • right awareness
    • right meditation
  5. helped transform Buddhism into a mass religion after he was converted by soldiers in his army
    Emperor Ashoka
  6. conservative Buddhism. doctrine of good works. mostly in Southeast Asia. lesser vehicle
    Hinayana
  7. liberal Buddhism. larger vehicle. China, Korea, Japan, and Tibet
    Mahayana

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