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Cultural Perspectives I Buddhism Project Group PowerPoint

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  • History
  • India Prior To Buddhism…Hinduism: -Established in 1500 BCE -Vedas texts -Caste system
  • The Caste System: www.hunterreedworld.blogspot.comhttp://hemantmallan.instablogs.com www.indiatugofwar2009.pbworks.com
  • Teachings oftheUpanishads:-Samsara-Karma-Moksha-Yoga Shramanas
  • The Life of Buddha… Legendary Birth Early Life -Aprox. 480 BCE -Named Siddhartha -Immaculate conception Gautama -Non-vaginal birth -Palace life -Married and began a family -Left the palacewww.blog.tsemtulku.com
  • Discovery ofSuffering-Old age-Disease-Death-Shramanas
  • Journey of Enlightenment-His own past lives-Other’s past lives-Attains knowledge of: -omniscience-Becomes the Buddha-Begins spreading histeachings
  • Spreading of Buddhism-India - spread by ascetics -disappears 12th century-Asia -spread through trade www.world-religion.org-West -enters 19th century
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  • Was the Buddha a God? Do Buddhist worship Idols? Why are so many Buddhist countries stricken with poverty? What did thehttp://www.utilitarianism.com/gautama-buddha.html Buddha Teach?
  • The Four Noble Truths First Noble Truth Second Noble Truth Third Noble Truth Fourth Noble Truth
  • Fundamentals of Buddhism Noble 8-fold Path What are the 5 Percepts? What is Karma?
  • Wisdom and Compassion What is Wisdom? What is Compassion?
  • Buddhist Theism• Buddhism is non-theistic• Differs on beliefs about a god or gods• Most common view: there isn’t a god or set of gods that govern the universe, but many gods living in an “unseen world”• This “unseen world” is http://buddhism- associated with the today.blogspot.com/2010/09/engaged- buddhism-in-india-and-role-of.html hereafter.
  • Buddhist Theism • Buddha is often called “devatideva” • This is because he fully understands the deities • He is often prayedhttp://wisdomquarterly.blogspot.com/2011/04/saint-to-visit-los-angeles-april-17-19.html to, but not as a god
  • Is Buddhism a Religion?• Dictionary.com definitions of religion: – By first definition, No, Buddhism is not a religion, but rather a philosophy. – By second definition, Yes, Buddhism is a religion.• More or less, it’s open to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism interpretation – there is no right answer
  • Is Buddhism a Religion?• “Religion” is often synonymous with “faith.”• Buddhism is very much practice and works based, as opposed to faith based• Many do not believe in the same ideas on the hereafter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism
  • Meditation
  • Advantages ofMeditation:-Lengthens life-Gives one strength-Drives out discontent chakrameditationtoday.com-Softens the mind
  • Progressive Stepsof Meditation:-Restraint of senses-Understanding of how thesenses cause bondage-Solitary Meditation-Concentration and the www.rogerlewin.comforsaking of idle thoughts
  • Two Aspects of Meditation:Calm Meditation andInsight Meditation
  • Calm Meditation: -return to clarity -suppression of defilements-understanding of mind’s nature -stilling the mind -overcoming the mind’s tendencies -object of contemplation -access concentration www.jjgallaher.blogspot.com
  • Insight Meditation:-after calm meditation-achieves understanding that all things are: -impermanent and unstable -unsatisfactory and imperfect -not self www.sodahead.com
  • SevenPurifications:-Consciousness-Conduct-View-Crossing over doubt-Knowing and seeing whatis the path and not the path-Knowing and seeing theway www.bethanyoverseas.wordpress.com-Knowing and seeing
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  • Temples and Monastic Complexes http://www.artfulplayground.com/2009/110japanese-tera-buddhist-temple/
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  • Image Image ConsecrationsConsecrations
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  • http://citypictures.org/r-east-asia-147-japan-230-the-great-buddha-kamakura-japan-2929.htm
  • http://images.travelpod.com/tripwow/photos/ta-00b8-71c8-b4b5/golden-buddha-xi-an-china+1152_12906587712-tpfil02aw-26346.jpg
  • Village Rituals and Ceremonieshttp://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-02/25/content_7510329.htm
  • http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/64/img03747nh.jpg/sr=1sr=1
  • http://jetwit.com/wordpress/2009/06/29/japan-america-society-roundup-6-29-09/
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  • The Ordination of Monks and Novices http://citizenfresh.deviantart.com/art/Buddhist-Monks-193959442
  • http://lifeasahuman.com/2011/travel-adventure/adventure/joureny-into-laos-part-4-the-unfolding/attachment/laos-luang-prabang-buddhist-monks-collecting-alms-picture-vincent-ross/
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  • Works Cited- Bronstein, Janet. "Shambala Buddhist Center." Personal interview. 17 Oct. 2011.- "Buddhist Studies: History and Culture." BuddhaNet. 2008. Web. 30 Oct. 2011.- Gethin, Rupert. The Foundations of Buddhism. New York: Oxford UP, 1998. Print.- Guatama, Siddharta. "Meditation: The Path to Enlightenment." 1959. Cultural Perspectives: A Sourcebook. Ed. Rosemary M. Fisk. Vol. 1. Acton, MA: Copley Custom Text, 2002. 51-58. Print.- Kinnard, Jacob N. The Emergence of Buddhism: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2011. Print.- Lopez Jr., Donald S. The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History & Teachings. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2001. Print.- Ray, Reginald A. "Religion Without God." Http://www.shambhalasun.com/. Shambala Sun, July 2001. Web. 28 Oct. 2011.- "Religion." Def. 1 & 2. Collins English Dictionary. 10th ed. Harper Collins, 2011. Print.- Strong, John S. The Buddha: A Short Biography. Oxford: Oneworld, 2001. Print.