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Buddhismwww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos forBuddhism word is derived from Hindi word Budhi , whichmeans WISDOM. In ...
Basics• This religion is unlike any other religion.They do not believe in gods.• They believe in kindness and life afterde...
What is Buddhism?• Buddhism is a major worldreligion, or in a better sense,philosophy.• It is the 4thlargest religion ofth...
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Prince SiddharthaGautama was born intoa royal family 2500years ago in what is nowcalled NepalWhen he was born aholy man ca...
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Siddhartha’s father wanted hisson to follow in his footstepsand become a king. He did notwant his son to become a holyman....
One day, despite his fathers orders, Siddharthadecided to leave the palace grounds with hischarioteer Chanda. They hadnt g...
During the next three days Siddhartha left the palace three more times and eachday he saw something that both shocked and ...
But on the fourth daySiddhartha saw a man calmlywalking through the crowds,dressed in rags, carrying abegging bowl. This m...
Finding an answer tothe question, ‘Why dopeople suffer, get old,get sick and die?’became the mostimportant thing inSiddhar...
For seven yearsSiddhartha travelledaround learning fromwise holy men andtrying to find theanswer to his question.He was a ...
It is not known how longSiddhartha sat beneath theBodhi tree in Bodh Gayabut as he sat there driftingdeeper and deeper inm...
What Did Buddha Teach?• He taught the 4 Noble truths which sum up Buddhismreligion• He also taught the noble eight fold pa...
What are the Four Noble Truths?• The first was that life is suffering• You can’t live without death, frustration, etc.• Th...
The Noble Eightfold Path• It taught 8 simple rules:• To have a rightunderstanding• To have right thoughts• To use right sp...
The 5 precepts• Do not take the life of anything living• Do not take anything not freely given• Abstain from sensual overi...
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  1. 1. Buddhismwww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos forBuddhism word is derived from Hindi word Budhi , whichmeans WISDOM. In that sense Buddha means wise man.
  2. 2. Basics• This religion is unlike any other religion.They do not believe in gods.• They believe in kindness and life afterdeath. If you live a good life, you will havea better life in the next life and it will buildup good Karma.• If you live a bad life, you will have badKarma the next life.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  3. 3. What is Buddhism?• Buddhism is a major worldreligion, or in a better sense,philosophy.• It is the 4thlargest religion ofthe world, and has about300,000,000 people living by it.• It explains the purpose of life,injustices and inequalityaround the world.• It also helps people byproviding a way of life that willlead to true happiness.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  4. 4. BudhhaThe FounderEarly Name -Sidharthawww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  5. 5. Prince SiddharthaGautama was born intoa royal family 2500years ago in what is nowcalled NepalWhen he was born aholy man called Asitapredicted thatSiddhartha would beeither a great holyman or a great kingThischild willchangetheworld!www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  6. 6. For FreeScience Videosfor Kidsvisitwww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videosfor Kidswww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for Kids
  7. 7. Siddhartha’s father wanted hisson to follow in his footstepsand become a king. He did notwant his son to become a holyman. So he tried to preventSiddhartha from wanting toleave the palace by shieldinghim from anything that mightupset him and giving him a lifeof luxury. The king thought thatthis would make him so happythat his son would never wantto leave.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  8. 8. One day, despite his fathers orders, Siddharthadecided to leave the palace grounds with hischarioteer Chanda. They hadnt gone far when theycame across a frail old man. As his father had kepthim away from things that might upset himSiddhartha was shocked! He asked Chanda to returnhim to the palace at once.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  9. 9. During the next three days Siddhartha left the palace three more times and eachday he saw something that both shocked and perplexed him…On the second day he saw a manlying on the roadside who was very ill.On the third day he saw a dead manbeing carried through the streets.Siddhartha was inspired to change his life after seeingwhat Buddhists call the ‘Four Sights’: the old man, thesick man, the dead man and the satisfied holy man..www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  10. 10. But on the fourth daySiddhartha saw a man calmlywalking through the crowds,dressed in rags, carrying abegging bowl. This man was awandering holy man whoappeared content and happyeven though he owned verylittle. This inspired Siddharthato become a wandering truthseeker, looking for the answerto the problem of suffering inthe world.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  11. 11. Finding an answer tothe question, ‘Why dopeople suffer, get old,get sick and die?’became the mostimportant thing inSiddhartha’s life. Togive the question hisfull attention he decidedto leave behind hisprivileged background.That night he left hisold life behind foreverto spend his time as awandering holy man.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  12. 12. For seven yearsSiddhartha travelledaround learning fromwise holy men andtrying to find theanswer to his question.He was a good studentand he learnt a lot butstill he could not findthe answers he wasseeking and the peoplehe was being taught bydid not know themeither!On one occasion hedecided that he would puthis body through greathardship in case thathelped. So he ate onlyone grain of rice a dayand grew so thin that if heput his hand on hisstomach he could feel hisbackbone! But this didnot help him. He decidedto sit under a tree in aplace called Bodh Gayaand meditate until thetruth came to him.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  13. 13. It is not known how longSiddhartha sat beneath theBodhi tree in Bodh Gayabut as he sat there driftingdeeper and deeper inmeditation a great changecame over him. Siddharthacame to know the truth—hebecame an ‘enlightenedone’, the ‘Buddha’. He felttotally free, peaceful, happyand kind. He had reacheda state of mind called‘Nirvana’.www.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  14. 14. What Did Buddha Teach?• He taught the 4 Noble truths which sum up Buddhismreligion• He also taught the noble eight fold path• He taught to lead a moral life, be mindful and awareof thoughts and actions and to develop wisdom andunderstanding• He also taught the 5 preceptswww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  15. 15. What are the Four Noble Truths?• The first was that life is suffering• You can’t live without death, frustration, etc.• The second is that suffering is caused by cravingand aversion• Getting what you want doesn’t guarantee happiness, itdeprives you of it• The third is that suffering can be overcome, andtrue happiness attained• If we stop craving useless things, and live each day at a time(not living in the future) we will be happy and free.• The fourth is that the Noble eight fold path leadsto the end of all sufferingwww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  16. 16. The Noble Eightfold Path• It taught 8 simple rules:• To have a rightunderstanding• To have right thoughts• To use right speech• To do right actions• To deal with rightlivelihood• To give a right effort• To have a rightmindfulness• To use the rightmeditationwww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
  17. 17. The 5 precepts• Do not take the life of anything living• Do not take anything not freely given• Abstain from sensual overindulgence• Refrain from untrue speech• Avoid intoxication• Do not lose mindfulness• This is the moral code of the Buddhistswww.makemegenius.comFree Science Videos for
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