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By Fatima Dawood
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 Buddhism is a religion and philosophy surrounding a
variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based
on teac...
 It was all started by Siddhartha Gautama, a young prince
born in lumbini in modern day Nepal, around the year
563 BCE.
...
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The four sights which prompted Gautama to abandon the
royal life and take up a spiritual quest were:
 Old man-aging.
 ...
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Buddhist concepts
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 Samsara :
the continual repetitive cycle of
birth and death.
 Karma :
the force that derives samsara.
 Rebirth :
the...
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 The truth of Dhukka:
There is suffering in the world,to live is to suffer.
 The truth of cause of Dhukka:
The cause o...
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The eight fold path when developed, lead to cessation
of Dhukka.
 Right view
 Right thought
 Right speech
 Right act...
 To refrain from taking life.
 To refrain from taking that which is not given.
 To refrain from sensual misconduct.
 ...
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Impermanence.
Suffering.
Not-self.
Three marks of Existence
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I take refugee in the Buddha.
I take refugee in the Dharma (8 fold path).
I take refugee in sangha (community).
The thre...
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There are two major branches of Buddhism.
1. Theravada Buddhism (the way of Elders)
 founded in southern Asia.
 focuse...
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Buddhism

  1. 1. By Fatima Dawood
  2. 2.   Buddhism is a religion and philosophy surrounding a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as “Buddha", meaning the awakened one.  It is the forth largest religion of the world.  It is 2500 years old tradition. What is Buddhism?
  3. 3.  It was all started by Siddhartha Gautama, a young prince born in lumbini in modern day Nepal, around the year 563 BCE.  He was raised in great luxury to be king.  But, at the age of 29 he rejected his luxurious life to seek enlightment and the source of suffering.  He lived a strict ascetic life for six years.  Then he rejected this extreme, sat in meditation under the Bodhi tree and found Nirvana. Thus, became the “Enlightened One”.  Devoted rest of his life in preaching Buddhism. History of Buddhism
  4. 4.  The four sights which prompted Gautama to abandon the royal life and take up a spiritual quest were:  Old man-aging.  Sick people-disease.  Corpse-death.  Ascetic holy man- with drawl. he learned the suffering of the people and went to explore the answer of the question: “how may suffering be ended?” The Four Sights
  5. 5.  Buddhist concepts
  6. 6.   Samsara : the continual repetitive cycle of birth and death.  Karma : the force that derives samsara.  Rebirth : the process whereby the beings go through succession. Buddhist concept of life
  7. 7.   The truth of Dhukka: There is suffering in the world,to live is to suffer.  The truth of cause of Dhukka: The cause of suffering is self-centered desire and attachment's.(Tanha)  The truth of stopping Dhukka: The solution is to eliminate desire and attachments.(Nirvana)  The truth leading to the path of stoppage of Dhukka: To reach Nirvana, one must follow the Eight fold path. Four Noble Truths
  8. 8.  The eight fold path when developed, lead to cessation of Dhukka.  Right view  Right thought  Right speech  Right action  Right livelihood  Right effort  Right Mindfulness  Right concentration Eight Fold Path
  9. 9.  To refrain from taking life.  To refrain from taking that which is not given.  To refrain from sensual misconduct.  To refrain from lying.  To refrain from intoxicants which lead to loss of mindfulness. Five Percepts
  10. 10.  Impermanence. Suffering. Not-self. Three marks of Existence
  11. 11.  I take refugee in the Buddha. I take refugee in the Dharma (8 fold path). I take refugee in sangha (community). The three Jewels(vows)
  12. 12.  There are two major branches of Buddhism. 1. Theravada Buddhism (the way of Elders)  founded in southern Asia.  focuses on wisdom and meditation. 2. Mahayana Buddhism (the great vehicle)  founded in northern Asia.  Buddhism for masses. Branches of Buddhism
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