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
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):
dharma: ______ gained through a profound _________.
insights, meditative experience
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 _______.
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