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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.instablog...
Teachings oftheUpanishads:-Samsara-Karma-Moksha-Yoga               Shramanas
The Life of Buddha…    Legendary Birth          Early Life    -Aprox. 480 BCE          -Named Siddhartha    -Immaculate co...
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-...
Spreading of Buddhism-India   - spread by ascetics   -disappears 12th century-Asia    -spread through trade     www.world-...
www.images-photography-pictures.net
Was the Buddha a God?                                                    Do Buddhist                                      ...
The Four Noble Truths           First Noble Truth           Second Noble Truth           Third Noble Truth           Fourt...
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 o...
Buddhist Theism                                                                  • Buddha is often                        ...
Is Buddhism a Religion?• Dictionary.com  definitions of religion:  – By first definition, No,    Buddhism is not a    reli...
Is Buddhism a Religion?• “Religion” is often synonymous with “faith.”• Buddhism is very much practice and works based,  as...
Meditation
Advantages ofMeditation:-Lengthens life-Gives one strength-Drives out discontent   chakrameditationtoday.com-Softens the m...
Progressive Stepsof Meditation:-Restraint of senses-Understanding of how thesenses cause bondage-Solitary Meditation-Conce...
Two Aspects of Meditation:Calm Meditation        andInsight Meditation
Calm Meditation:       -return to clarity    -suppression of defilements-understanding of mind’s nature       -stilling th...
Insight Meditation:-after calm meditation-achieves understanding that all things are:      -impermanent and unstable      ...
SevenPurifications:-Consciousness-Conduct-View-Crossing over doubt-Knowing and seeing whatis the path and not the path-Kno...
http://peterandraes.com/files/2010/10/Buddhist-monk-teaching-novi.jpg
Temples and Monastic Complexes          http://www.artfulplayground.com/2009/110japanese-tera-buddhist-temple/
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Korea-Buddhist_temple-01.jpg
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xJeBWfrpmx4/TF6LX_QF-gl/AAAAAAAADgY/YpVv59yS-rw/s1600/Byodo-In+Buddhist+Temple,+4.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Buddhist_Temple_on_No._5_Road%2C_Richmond%2C_British_Columbia%2C_Canada...
Image   Image        ConsecrationsConsecrations
http://festivalsadvices.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Buddha-Purnima-4.jpg
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/
//kathlinargiro.wordpress.com/2011/09/23/dumbo-arts-festival-art-for-a-great-cause/
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-praba...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35003713/?q=Bhikkhu
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~abroad/photos2006/images/PCpics/Prayers_in_Orange.JPG
Works Cited- Bronstein, Janet. "Shambala Buddhist Center." Personal interview. 17 Oct. 2011.- "Buddhist Studies: History a...
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  1. 1. History
  2. 2. India Prior To Buddhism…Hinduism: -Established in 1500 BCE -Vedas texts -Caste system
  3. 3. The Caste System: www.hunterreedworld.blogspot.comhttp://hemantmallan.instablogs.com www.indiatugofwar2009.pbworks.com
  4. 4. Teachings oftheUpanishads:-Samsara-Karma-Moksha-Yoga Shramanas
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Discovery ofSuffering-Old age-Disease-Death-Shramanas
  7. 7. Journey of Enlightenment-His own past lives-Other’s past lives-Attains knowledge of: -omniscience-Becomes the Buddha-Begins spreading histeachings
  8. 8. Spreading of Buddhism-India - spread by ascetics -disappears 12th century-Asia -spread through trade www.world-religion.org-West -enters 19th century
  9. 9. www.images-photography-pictures.net
  10. 10. 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?
  11. 11. The Four Noble Truths First Noble Truth Second Noble Truth Third Noble Truth Fourth Noble Truth
  12. 12. Fundamentals of Buddhism Noble 8-fold Path What are the 5 Percepts? What is Karma?
  13. 13. Wisdom and Compassion What is Wisdom? What is Compassion?
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. 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 interpretation – there is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism no right answer
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Meditation
  19. 19. Advantages ofMeditation:-Lengthens life-Gives one strength-Drives out discontent chakrameditationtoday.com-Softens the mind
  20. 20. Progressive Stepsof Meditation:-Restraint of senses-Understanding of how thesenses cause bondage-Solitary Meditation-Concentration and the www.rogerlewin.comforsaking of idle thoughts
  21. 21. Two Aspects of Meditation:Calm Meditation andInsight Meditation
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. Insight Meditation:-after calm meditation-achieves understanding that all things are: -impermanent and unstable -unsatisfactory and imperfect -not self www.sodahead.com
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. http://peterandraes.com/files/2010/10/Buddhist-monk-teaching-novi.jpg
  26. 26. Temples and Monastic Complexes http://www.artfulplayground.com/2009/110japanese-tera-buddhist-temple/
  27. 27. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Korea-Buddhist_temple-01.jpg
  28. 28. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xJeBWfrpmx4/TF6LX_QF-gl/AAAAAAAADgY/YpVv59yS-rw/s1600/Byodo-In+Buddhist+Temple,+4.jpg
  29. 29. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Buddhist_Temple_on_No._5_Road%2C_Richmond%2C_British_Columbia%2C_Canada.jpg
  30. 30. Image Image ConsecrationsConsecrations
  31. 31. http://festivalsadvices.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Buddha-Purnima-4.jpg
  32. 32. http://citypictures.org/r-east-asia-147-japan-230-the-great-buddha-kamakura-japan-2929.htm
  33. 33. http://images.travelpod.com/tripwow/photos/ta-00b8-71c8-b4b5/golden-buddha-xi-an-china+1152_12906587712-tpfil02aw-26346.jpg
  34. 34. Village Rituals and Ceremonieshttp://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-02/25/content_7510329.htm
  35. 35. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/64/img03747nh.jpg/sr=1sr=1
  36. 36. http://jetwit.com/wordpress/2009/06/29/japan-america-society-roundup-6-29-09/
  37. 37. //kathlinargiro.wordpress.com/2011/09/23/dumbo-arts-festival-art-for-a-great-cause/
  38. 38. The Ordination of Monks and Novices http://citizenfresh.deviantart.com/art/Buddhist-Monks-193959442
  39. 39. 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/
  40. 40. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35003713/?q=Bhikkhu
  41. 41. http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~abroad/photos2006/images/PCpics/Prayers_in_Orange.JPG
  42. 42. 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.

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