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  1. the Buddhist doctrine denying a permanent self
    Anatta
  2. the Buddhist doctrine that all existent things are constantly changing
    Anicca
  3. One who has become enlightened; the ideal type for Theravada Buddhism
    Arhat
  4. Future Buddhas
    bodhisattvas
  5. Siddhartha Gautama and all others who have by their own insight attained perfect enlightenment.
    Buddha
  6. believed to be an incarnation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
    Dalai Lama
  7. The teachings of the Buddha, and one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism
    Dharma
  8. the basic Buddhist insight that suffering is part of the human condition.
    Dukkha
  9. The basic moral requirements that are binding for all Buddhists.
    Five Precepts
  10. The central teachings of Buddhism: to live is to suffer; suffering is caused by desirel the cessation of suffering can be achived
    Four Noble Truths
  11. The moral law of cause and effect of actions; determines the nature of one's rebirth
    Karma
  12. The largest of Buddhism's three divisions prevalent in China, Japan, and Korea; encompasses a variety of forms, including those that emphasize devotion and prayer
    Mahayana
  13. Patterned icons that visually excite
    Mandalas
  14. Phrases or syllables chanted to evoke a deity or to enhance meditation
    Mantras
  15. A basic Buddhist teaching that rejexts both the pleasures of sensual indulgence and the self- denial of asceticism, focusing instead on a practical approach to spiritual attainment
    Middle Way
  16. Choreographed hand movements
    Mudras
  17. The ultimate goal of all Buddhists, the extinction of desire and any sense of individual selfhood
    nirvana
  18. defines the basic practices of Buddhism that lead to nirvana
    Noble Eightfold Path
  19. An ancient language of India, similar to Sanskrit but more commonly understood, and used in the writing of the earlies Buddhist texts
    Pali
  20. The wheel of rebirth or reincarnation; the this- worldly realm in which rebirth occurs
    Samsara
  21. The Buddhist community of monks and nuns; one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism
    Sangha
  22. selfish desire, which causes dukkha
    Tanha
  23. Sri Lanka, and Thailand; focuses on the earliest texts and emphasizes monastic lifestyle
    Theravada
  24. Characteristics that summarize the changing nature of reality
    Three marks of Existence
  25. Named for vajra, the Buddha's diamond scepter; prevalent form of Buddhism in Tibet; emphasizes the harnessing of sensual energies
    Vajrayana

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