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Buddhism Rachel

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Buddhism Rachel

  1. 1. Buddhism The Religion of India
  2. 2. Structure of Buddhism <ul><li>Buddhism is made up of three different branches, each with their own way of doing things. </li></ul><ul><li>There are five major rules that people must follow to achieve spiritual cleanliness. </li></ul><ul><li>Each section of Buddhism is called a school. Schools can have totally different beliefs and still be the same religion as the other schools. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Themes of Buddhism <ul><li>Buddhism is a series of philosophical beliefs. </li></ul><ul><li>People who have obtained perfection are known as Siddhas, and are believed to be the stars in the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three jewels of refuge in the Buddhist religion that a baby is usually taken through. They are the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Buddhism Today <ul><li>Buddhism is currently the fourth-largest religion in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest remaining school is the Theravada school (Doctrine of the Elders). </li></ul>
  5. 5. History of Buddhism <ul><li>Buddhism is supposedly the collected teachings of Buddha, a teacher of the Indian people. </li></ul><ul><li>The word of Buddha was passed down orally, until finally, it was written down and modified into three different books, which led to the three branches. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Works Cited <ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Sacred Texts of the World: A Universal Anthology </li></ul>

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