Buddha’s influence
Introduction to Buddhism <ul><li>Main purpose – live a happy and successful life </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerant of other belie...
Karma <ul><li>Every cause has an effect </li></ul><ul><li>Vipaka (consequence of karma) </li></ul>
Four noble truths <ul><li>“ those who seek the path  </li></ul><ul><li>to enlightenment must first  </li></ul><ul><li>remo...
First noble truth <ul><li>Suffering; </li></ul><ul><li>Many different causes </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological suffering </l...
Second noble truth <ul><li>Desire; </li></ul><ul><li>Caused from ignorance </li></ul><ul><li>Happiness is not guaranteed b...
Third noble truth <ul><li>Suffering can be overcome; </li></ul><ul><li>“ do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the fut...
Fourth noble truth <ul><li>Follow the Noble 8-fold Path; </li></ul><ul><li>Be moral, & have happiness </li></ul><ul><li>We...
<ul><li>“ He is able who thinks he is able.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Buddha </li></ul>
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Buddha’s Influence

  1. 1. Buddha’s influence
  2. 2. Introduction to Buddhism <ul><li>Main purpose – live a happy and successful life </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerant of other beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t try to convert, just teach when wanted </li></ul><ul><li>Most Buddhist countries are poor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Karma <ul><li>Every cause has an effect </li></ul><ul><li>Vipaka (consequence of karma) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Four noble truths <ul><li>“ those who seek the path </li></ul><ul><li>to enlightenment must first </li></ul><ul><li>remove all of their pride and </li></ul><ul><li>become humble.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. First noble truth <ul><li>Suffering; </li></ul><ul><li>Many different causes </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological suffering </li></ul><ul><li>Can be avoided </li></ul>
  6. 6. Second noble truth <ul><li>Desire; </li></ul><ul><li>Caused from ignorance </li></ul><ul><li>Happiness is not guaranteed by materialistic things </li></ul><ul><li>Physical suffering </li></ul>
  7. 7. Third noble truth <ul><li>Suffering can be overcome; </li></ul><ul><li>“ do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, but concentrate the mind on the present moment.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Buddha </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fourth noble truth <ul><li>Follow the Noble 8-fold Path; </li></ul><ul><li>Be moral, & have happiness </li></ul><ul><li>We can develop compassion for others. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ He is able who thinks he is able.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Buddha </li></ul>
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