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  1. founder of buddhism
    Siddhartha Gautama
  2. "to awaken", reject hindu caste system
    buddha
  3. denies existance of _____ & ______
    self and soul
  4. 3 marks of existance
    • anatta- no self
    • anicca- impermanence
    • dukkha- suffering
  5. 4 noble truths
    • life is suffering
    • suffering is caused by desire
    • suffering can be ended
    • solution to suffereing is the noble 8 fold path
  6. noble eightfold path
    • right...
    • WISDOM-
    • understanding
    • thought
    • MORALITY-
    • speech
    • conduct
    • livelihood
    • FOCUS-
    • effort
    • mindfulness
    • meditation
    • concentration
  7. "blowing out" - state of eternal bliss that is ultimate salvation
    nirvana
  8. 3 jewels
    • I take refuge in...
    • Buddha
    • Dharma (teachings)
    • Sangha (community)
  9. language of early sutras
    pali
  10. buddhist writings
    sutras
  11. "3 baskets", buddha's words and guidlines for living
    tipitaka
  12. dharma
    teachings- anyone can become a buddha
  13. goal
    nirvana
  14. 3 vehicles
    • theravada- meditation; do the work yourself
    • mahayana- bodhisattvas; teachings
    • vajrayana
  15. most important script
    lotus sutra

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religion buddhism
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2012-01-10 08:37:59
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