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Buddhism step3 lesson


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

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Buddhism step3 lesson

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