Religions of Asia: Buddhism

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  1. who was responsible for its spred
    Asoka (250bc)
  2. buddha's age when he goes looking for enlightenment
    30
  3. mara
    force of temptation
  4. bodhi
    where buddha reaches enlightenment
  5. four noble truths
    • 1 Dukkha (life = suffering/impermanence)
    • 2 Tanha (desire = root of suffering)
    • 3 one may escape from suffering by escaping from the cycle of desire
    • 4 Eightfold path
  6. Dukkha
    life = suffering/impermanence
  7. Tanha
    (desire = root of suffering)
  8. Eightfold Path
    • right view
    • right intent
    • right speech
    • right conduct
    • right livelihood
    • right effort
    • right mindfulness
    • right concentration
  9. Dhamma
    teaching of buddha
  10. dhammapada
    book of teachings
  11. ananda
    buddha's most famous disciple who could recite his lectures/sermons
  12. stupa
    where buddha's relics are put
  13. sutra
    sermon
  14. bhiku (ni)
    monks and nuns
  15. Theravada
    • conservative
    • way of elders
    • bikkhu monks/nuns
    • goal = wisdom
    • practice vipassana - insight meditation
  16. Mahayana buddhism
    • more liberal
    • open to common ppl as well as monks
    • more active in spreading faith

    forms: tibetan, zen
  17. arhat
    achieve enlightenment
  18. Sangha
    groups of ppl who study buddhism
  19. arhat
    an enlightened person
  20. goal of therevada buddhism
    wisdom
  21. goal of buddhisattua (teacher of enlightenment)
    compassion
  22. triple gem
    • the buddha
    • the sangha (groups, congregation)
    • the dhamma¬†(buddha's teachings)
  23. tripitaka, 3 baskets of teachings
    • sutra
    • pali
    • pali cannon
  24. nibbana
    • to extinguish,¬†
    • w/o attachment
  25. an atman
    anatta
    the concept of no soul
  26. skandas
    • form/matter
    • feeling
    • perception
    • impulses
    • consciousness
  27. where is dalai lama in exile
    Dharamsala india
  28. name of austrialian guy in film
    Heinrich Harrar
  29. Zen buddhism
    • conveys truth w/o words
    • asks unanswerable qs
  30. Koan
    unanswerable q

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