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  1. 1. Daoism and Buddhism "In a nutshell."
  2. 2. Buddhism's Founder <ul><li>The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Guatama. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Four Nobel Truths <ul><li>1. All life is full of suffering, pain, and sorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The cause of suffering is the desire of things that are really illusions, such as riches, power, and long life. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The only cure for suffering is to overcome desire. </li></ul><ul><li>4.The way to overcome to desire is to follow the Eightfold path. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Eightfold Path <ul><li>This is the right way to do EVERYTHING. According to the Buddha it is the &quot;right views, right aspirations, right speech, right conduct, riught livelihood, right effort, right mindfullness, and right contemplations.&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 5. Main Goal = Nirvana
  6. 6. Taoism's Founder <ul><li>The founder of Taoism was Lao-Tse </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Three Jewels <ul><li>To develop virtue is a chief task in Taoism and it involves the Three Jewels which need to be sought. They are compassion, moderation, and humility. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wu Wei <ul><li>Taoist's practice the concept of Wu Wei where they try to do something with as little effort as possible. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ying Yang <ul><li>Taoist's belief that worlds opposites are represented by Ying (light side) and Yang (dark side). </li></ul>
  10. 10. Goal of Taoism <ul><li>Taoist's try to be one with the Tao which they consider is the way of life. </li></ul>