Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Buddhism
Hinduism Review <ul><li>According to Hinduism, what do people really want? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the two types pathwa...
Buddhism <ul><li>Siddhartha Guatama  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>born circa 563 BC in Nepal  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prince  ...
Buddha’s Journey to Enlightenment <ul><li>6 years in forest  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeks and learns from Hindu masters  </...
Buddha’s Journey to Enlightenment <ul><li>Last Phase: Rigorous thought and concentration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sits down u...
The Great Awakening <ul><li>Sits and contemplates until the enlightenment comes  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enjoys complete bli...
Buddha’s Ministry <ul><li>Started an order of monks to minister to the people and help others find Nirvana  </li></ul><ul>...
Buddha: The Man <ul><li>Possibly the most rational person  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combination of rational and warmhearted  ...
Reactionary to Hinduism  <ul><li>Brahmin  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hereditary and Exploitative  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho...
Buddha Creates a Unique Religion  <ul><li>Preached a religion devoid of authority  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making as much ac...
Characteristics of Original Buddhism  <ul><li>Empirical  </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific  </li></ul><ul><li>Pragmatic </li></...
Four Noble Truths  <ul><li>Most considered convictions about life  </li></ul><ul><li>Life is Dukkha  (Suffering) </li></ul...
The Eightfold Path  <ul><li>Right Views  </li></ul><ul><li>Right Intent  </li></ul><ul><li>Right Speech  </li></ul><ul><li...
Comparing Hinduism and Buddhism  <ul><li>In small groups of 3-4 discuss the following questions and prepare answers to sha...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

3. Buddhism

1,841

Published on

Published in: Business, Spiritual
1 Comment
3 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • There are rituals in Buddhism. What rituals depends upon what school of Buddhism is being looked at.
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,841
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
98
Comments
1
Likes
3
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Lesson Plan: Hinduism Review and Questions 7 min Buddhism movie 30 min Buddhism Discussion and Notes 40 min Comparing Buddhism and Hinduism 13 min Cycle in one life time Describing the same cycles and desires or different Hindu claims Buddhism as its own… surprised? What common themes are emerging from these religions?
  • Transcript of "3. Buddhism"

    1. 1. Buddhism
    2. 2. Hinduism Review <ul><li>According to Hinduism, what do people really want? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the two types pathways? </li></ul><ul><li>Why aren’t pleasures enough to keep people happy forever? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the four pathways? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Buddhism <ul><li>Siddhartha Guatama </li></ul><ul><ul><li>born circa 563 BC in Nepal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prince </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privileged life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sees the four sights and leaves cushy life for the life of an ascetic at age 29 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Going Forth </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Buddha’s Journey to Enlightenment <ul><li>6 years in forest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeks and learns from Hindu masters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment to deprivation extreme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 grains of rice a day </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ultimately finds asceticism futile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Failed experiment leads him to seek the middle path </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Buddha’s Journey to Enlightenment <ul><li>Last Phase: Rigorous thought and concentration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sits down under the Bo tree and meditates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Temptation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The evil one attempts to keep Buddha from completing his task </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kama- god of desire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Three Women </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mara- Lord of Death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricanes, storms, and flaming stone with no effect </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges Buddha’s right to achieve Nirvana </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. The Great Awakening <ul><li>Sits and contemplates until the enlightenment comes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enjoys complete bliss for 7 days </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attempts to move on the 8 th but is once again overtaken and remains for another 49 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Last temptation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mara appeals to his reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Who could be expected to understand truth as profound as that which Buddha had laid hold of?” </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Buddha’s Ministry <ul><li>Started an order of monks to minister to the people and help others find Nirvana </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclical lifestyle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 months in the world and 3 months in seclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meditate 3 times a day to retreat from the world </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Buddha: The Man <ul><li>Possibly the most rational person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combination of rational and warmhearted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not sentimental but also not indifferent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self sacrificing </li></ul>
    9. 9. Reactionary to Hinduism <ul><li>Brahmin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hereditary and Exploitative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horded religions secrets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charging for ministering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rituals become mechanical </li></ul><ul><li>Tradition becomes a barrier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sanskrit still used as the official language even when the masses no longer understood </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Karma confused with fatalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of personal responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mystery of religion confused with mystery-mongering and mystification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obsessions with miracles, the occult, and the fantastic </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Buddha Creates a Unique Religion <ul><li>Preached a religion devoid of authority </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making as much accessible to as many as he could </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each individual must seek their own religious understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No Ritual in Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>No Speculation about the unknown </li></ul><ul><li>No Tradition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taught in the vernacular of the people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No Fatalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intense self-effort required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No supernatural </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No fortune telling or horoscopes etc </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Characteristics of Original Buddhism <ul><li>Empirical </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Pragmatic </li></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological </li></ul><ul><li>Egalitarian </li></ul><ul><li>Individualistic </li></ul>
    12. 12. Four Noble Truths <ul><li>Most considered convictions about life </li></ul><ul><li>Life is Dukkha (Suffering) </li></ul><ul><li>Tanha (Desire for private fulfillment ) – which is the cause of suffering </li></ul><ul><li>Release from Tanha would relieve the suffering </li></ul><ul><li>The way to overcome Tanha is through the Eightfold Path </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Eightfold Path <ul><li>Right Views </li></ul><ul><li>Right Intent </li></ul><ul><li>Right Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Right Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Right Livelihood </li></ul><ul><li>Right Effort </li></ul><ul><li>Right Mindfulness </li></ul><ul><li>Right Concentration </li></ul>
    14. 14. Comparing Hinduism and Buddhism <ul><li>In small groups of 3-4 discuss the following questions and prepare answers to share with the class. </li></ul><ul><li>Is Buddhism a distinct religion, or is it just a form of the knowledge yoga. If it is a form of Hinduism, explain what characteristics it shares, if it is not, explain what differences make it a unique religion. </li></ul><ul><li>Cycles are a major part of both of these religions. How are their cycles similar? How are they different? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify AT LEAST 5 common themes that you see developing in these religions that you believe will be present in the other religions we investigate. </li></ul>
    1. A particular slide catching your eye?

      Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

    ×