|buddhism teaches the full ______ of the _____ of the human condition and the means of ______ it.||awareness, nature, transcending|
|the belief in a ______ or ______ is rejected in ______. people have _____ but not a _____ in the christian way. however, they do believe in a ________ world that ________ this world.||supreme being, gods, buddhism. energy, soul; spiritual, impacts|
|_______ are spiritual beings but not __________ than humans. the _______ would be higher than all ________.||devas, necessarily better/happier/wiser, buddha, devas|
|the four sights||old age, sickness, death, seeker of religious truth|
|after rejecting the lifestyles of indulgence and asceticism, he adopted the _________. it embraces the idea that ______ is a good thing. _______ implies complete happiness in body, mind, and spirit.||middle way, contentment; spiritual happiness|
|he sat in the lotus position underneath the fig tree and saw the||three watches|
| first watch: saw the cycles of __________.|
second watch: ability to perceive the ________ and ______ of all living things.
third watch: the _______.
|life, death, rebirth; birth and rebirth; four noble truths|
| 4 noble truths: |
1. to live is to _____.
2. suffering is caused by ____.
3. suffering can be brought to _______.
4. the solution to suffering is the ______.
|suffer, desire, cessation, eightfold path|
|the eightfold path (VISCLEMM) (m: sal, c: emc, w: ut):|| right view|
|dharma: ______ gained through a profound _________.||insights, meditative experience|
|nirvana||state of eternal bliss, end of suffering|
|salvation is won through the _____ of the _____.||efforts, human mind|
|the caste system is ______ and scripture is written to _______.||rejected, commoners|
|karma for buddhists: |
1. do not take a ______
2. do not take what is _______
3. do not engage in ________.
4. do not use false ______
5. do not drink _______.
additional rules 4 monks/nuns:
6. do not eat after ____
7. do not watch ___ or ______.
8. do not use ___, ____etc
9. do not use a ____ or ___ bed
10. do not accept ___ or ____
|life, not given, sensuous misconduct, speech, intoxicants, noon, dancing/shows, perfumes/garlands, high/soft, gold/silver|
|theravada buddism: the way of the _______. follows the ______ & agrees with the buddha's _____ teachings. buddha's ______, not the buddha _____, are central. practicing the ____, ____, & _____ are important. hierarchy in place to distinguish ____ fr. _____ & ___. all men become a ______ for 3 months b4 entering adulthood.||elders; earliest text, original. teachings, figure. eightfold path, 4 noble truths, and meditation. leity from monks and nuns. monk.|
| mahayna buddhism: the _______ vehicle. |
the _____ buddhism denomination, for the masses. focuses on the ______ rather than celebrating him as a _______, which allows for religious _____ and _____ rather than strict ______. most revered people are _______.
|great. largest. buddha himself, divine savior. devotion and prayer, meditation. bodhisattvas|
| vajrayana: fighting ____ with _____. |
uses different aspects of the ____ such as sound, movement, and sight to capitalize on the _______ as a way to achieve the _____ of spiritual _______. another important feature is its institution of ______, a hierarchy of _____ headed by the dalai lama.
|fire, fire; physical world, sensual energies, enhancement; lamas, clergy|