Buddhism

Card Set Information

Author:
sg18
ID:
74459
Filename:
Buddhism
Updated:
2011-03-22 10:41:57
Tags:
buddhism
Folders:

Description:
vocabulary over buddhism religion
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user sg18 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. No eternal self
    Anatman
  2. “The worthy one” who has overcome attachment and desire and, once earthly life is ended, will no longer be reborn.
    arhant/arhat
  3. Enlightenment
    Bodhi
  4. One who has "woken up"
    Buddha
  5. Pali language for dharma. A new way of ordering life.
    Dhamma
  6. Sayings on Morality from the Pali Canon
    Dhammapada
  7. Life is Suffering, Suffering is caused by Craving,
    The Extinction of Craving, Release is found in the Eightfold Path.
    Four Noble Truths
  8. the small vehicle
    Hinayana
  9. He renounced the violence that had made him a
    successful conqueror, and accepted the truth of the Buddha’s teachings.
    King Ashoka
  10. the large vehicle, method, or raft
    Mahayana
  11. A new Buddha that will usher in a new age of cosmic harmony.
    Maitreya
  12. Literally means “blowing out”. Existence is ablaze
    with craving; that is the cause of suffering. When the flame of passion is “blown out,” suffering ends.
    Nirvana
  13. Literally means “community” or “assembly”. It’s the
    Buddhist order of Monks and nuns.
    Sangha
  14. founder of buddhism
    Siddartha
  15. “Buddha in the making”; “A being [intended] for enlightenment”.
    Bodhisattva
  16. “Ocean of wisdom”. Symbolizes the infinite wisdom of the bodhisattva he incarnated.
    Dalai Lama
  17. Word puzzles designed to confound rational thought.
    Koan
  18. “The superior ones” at the center of
    Tibetan Buddhism. Monks (or lay people) who possess special magical powers, revealing that they are incarnations of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.
    Lamas
  19. seated meditation
    zazen
  20. The meditation school. It teaches skepticism about ordinary language and mocks attempts to explain truth rationally.
    zen

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview