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Buddhism step3 lesson
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Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
Buddhism step3 lesson
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Overview of Buddhism. Take notes for the quiz that goes with this lesson.

Overview of Buddhism. Take notes for the quiz that goes with this lesson.

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  • 1. Buddhism
  • 2. Do Now: Copy the Vocabulary into your Cornell notes.
    • Siddharta Gautama- Founder of Buddhism who was a Hindu prince
    • Enlightenment- wisdom
    • meditate- thinking deeply about sacred things
    • missionary - People who spread their religious beliefs to others by teaching and preaching
    • Middle Path- a person should avoid extremes and live a balanced life
    • Nirvana - ever lasting peace and the end of reincarnation
    • Three Jewels of Buddhism- The Buddha (the teacher), dharma (the teaching), and sangha (the community of believers)
    • The Eightfold Path- steps you take in order to reach Nirvana
  • 3. The Founder
    • Siddhartha Gautama credited for founding Buddhism
    • Born in 563 B.C.
  • 4. Siddhartha Gautama
    • Born in the Brahmin Caste (he was a prince)
    • He led an extremely sheltered life in the royal fortress
  • 5. The Journey…
    • At the age 25 he left the walls of the palace
    • He saw 4 men
      • Old man
      • Sick man
      • Dead man
      • Poor man
  • 6. The Suffering Troubled the Young Man…
    • He decided to change his life to find out why there was so much pain in the world.
    • He gave up his wealth, his family, and his life!
    • For 7 years he wandered the forests of India looking for ENLIGHTENMENT .
  • 7. Enlightenment
    • When he found Enlightenment (wisdom), the young prince became…
    • Buddha
  • 8. Teachings of Buddhism
    • Buddha meditated to find the answers to the world’s problems.
    • Meditating : is to thinking deeply about sacred things.
  • 9. Three Jewels of Buddhism
    • Buddha
    • (the teacher)
    • 2. dharma
    • (the teaching)
    • 3. sangha
    • (the community of believers)
  • 10. The Middle Way
    • Buddhism taught that people can become free from suffering by giving up desire for wealth, power, and pleasure.
  • 11. The Eightfold Path:
      • the way to reach enlightenment
  • 12. Nirvana
    • By following Buddha’s teachings, people could end the cycle of reincarnation and find Nirvana, or lasting peace.
  • 13. Reincarnation
    • Buddhists believe in reincarnation-
    • Different from Hindu belief:
      • Buddhists may be reincarnated as many times as it takes until Enlightenment and Nirvana are reached.
      • Hindus believe in reincarnation as a means of rising up the caste to reach moksha . There is the risk of being reincarnated in a lower caste.
  • 14. All people are equal…
    • Buddha believed everyone could find Nirvana.
    • He urged monks to become missionaries and spread their beliefs in Buddhism to others.
  • 15. Asoka
    • Also spelled Ashoka
    • He was Maurya King of India
    • Converted to Buddhism after seeing the bloodshed of his battle.
    • Buddhism was in its “Golden Age” during the Mauryan Empire.
  • 16. Buddhism Spreads with Missionaries
    • 4 th largest Religion in the world!
    • Over 350 million worshippers worldwide!
    • Mainly in Japan, China, N. and S. Korea, Tibet, and Vietnam.
  • 17. Step 3 Lesson Complete
    • Be sure to save your Cornell notes in your U:// drive as instructed .
    • Then turn in the notes into your teacher’s “Inbox” in the teacher folder.
    • Note to you: your quiz will be over more than just vocabulary!!!

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