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The second noble truth, meaning desire, thirst or craving
____ number of parts to the Buddhist path out of suffering
The God of death who tries to distract Buddha from his meditation beneath the fig (bodhi) tree
Language of the common people in which the earliest buddhist texts were composed
Buddhist idea that all life is suffering
Meeting between a Zen master and student
Caste that Buddha's family belonged to
Buddhist idea that there is no ultimate reality withinn, no Atman
Lesser vehicle, or way of the elders; focus on Buddha's teachings and meditation
Moral law of cause and effect- similar to hinduism
Patterned icons used in Tibetan Buddhism
Means "to awaken"
Basic Moral Rules of Buddhists (similar to the 10 commandments)
Buddhist idea that existence is always changing, "impermanence"
Buddhist Concept of time
"Buddha's in the making", a buddhist who could attain enlightenment, but is motivated to help others towards it
Form of seated meditation used in Zen Buddhism
Buddhist title for a saint
Greatest virtue for a Buddhist
Buddhist path, lying between hedonism and asceticism
Head of Tibetan Buddhisim, believed to be the reincarnation of the prominent Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.
According to Buddhism, it is this, in regard to pleasant things, that causes much of our suffering
A Buddhist monastic community
Choreographed hand movements drawing on the energies of the movement, used in Tibetan Buddhism
Vehicle of the Diamond; Tibetan Buddhism, emphasizes the idea that its adherents can attain nirvana in this lifetime, here and now
State of eternal bliss that Buddhists believe is ultimate salvation
Location where Buddhism Began
Name for Buddhist Teachings
According to the four noble truths, suffering is caused by this
Type of life Buddha left up his wealth and luxury for
Buddha's Real name
Zen Buddhist name for enlightenment
Homeland of Vajrayana
an illogical puzzle, meant to frustrate the mind out of rational thought and thus lead to enlightenment, used in Zen Buddhism
Great Vehicle; largest division of Buddhism, focus on Buddha himself as a divine savior
Form of buddhism with great focus on enlightenment, developed mainly in Japan
element is emphasized in Buddhist morality as the determining factor in whether an act is moral or immoral
Wheel of Rebirth
Name of a Zen Buddhist Master
Number of "Passing sights" witnessed by Buddha, leading to his enlightenment