Card Set Information
vocabulary over buddhism religion
No eternal self
“The worthy one” who has overcome attachment and desire and, once earthly life is ended, will no longer be reborn.
One who has "woken up"
Pali language for dharma. A new way of ordering life.
Sayings on Morality from the Pali Canon
Life is Suffering, Suffering is caused by Craving,
The Extinction of Craving, Release is found in the Eightfold Path.
Four Noble Truths
the small vehicle
He renounced the violence that had made him a
successful conqueror, and accepted the truth of the Buddha’s teachings.
the large vehicle, method, or raft
A new Buddha that will usher in a new age of cosmic harmony.
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.
Literally means “community” or “assembly”. It’s the
Buddhist order of Monks and nuns.
founder of buddhism
“Buddha in the making”; “A being [intended] for enlightenment”.
“Ocean of wisdom”. Symbolizes the infinite wisdom of the bodhisattva he incarnated.
Word puzzles designed to confound rational thought.
“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.
The meditation school. It teaches skepticism about ordinary language and mocks attempts to explain truth rationally.