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The first of the 3 Marks of Existence
The God of Buddhism
No Absolute God
Gautama was born a wealthy...
Moral requirements binding for all Buddhists
The second of the 3 Marks of Existence
The final goal of Hinduism and Buddhism
This is what all human beings have in common
The third passing sights
The understanding of he nature of the universe
Of all world religions, Buddhism is the most...
The birth and death of an individual, followed by rebirth
A title meaning the "Awakened One"
A Buddhist's ultimate goal
The second passing sights
The teachings of the Buddha, represented by the wheel - one of the symbols of Buddhism
One who has become enlightened
The belief in only one divine being
Instead of faith, _______ is emphasized
The single most important practice in Buddhism
The belief in many gods
The fourth passing sight
Buddha's solution to humanity's suffering
Four Noble Truths
The moral law of cause and effect
The first passing sight
The heart of Buddhist morality
The wheel of rebirth
A highly relevant term to Buddhism. It is because of this that causes suffering when we are separated from it
Scriptures of Buddhism
The founder of Buddhism
What does "Nirvana" mean
What plays the predominant role in Buddhism?
What are the Buddha's teachings called
How does one obtain Dharma?
What s the simple aspect of Buddhist teaching
They are the insights of a mere human being
How does a Buddhist discover truth
Instead of faith, what does a Buddhist emphasize
Development of wisdom
Of the world religions, what is Buddhism the most of?
How do Hindus and Buddhists regard time
According to Buddhists, Gautama was the first Buddha
Dukkah can be translated to mean...
What is the emphasis of Buddhist morality
Some Hindus view Buddha as the incarnation of the god, Vishnu
Buddha reacted against the Hinduism of his day
Liberation from samsara, the wheel of rebirth, is the goal of both Hinduism and Buddhism
According to Buddhists, how must salvation be won?
The efforts of the human mind
Everything Buddha discovered is available...
When Buddha looked within himself, he found
"No-self' is the first mark of existence
According to Buddhism, where were you ten years ago?
"You' didn't exist
The second Mark of Existence is
A person is like a river in that...
She is an ongoing flow
How many precepts do all Buddhists follow
What term is highly relevant to understanding Buddhism
What does the word "Nirvana" mean
What analogy is used to explain the difficulty in understanding Nirvana
An unborn child to understand life outside the womb
Does a person "exist" or "not exist" in Nirvana
Buddha didn't say
Who is the founder of Buddhism?
What is the symbol of Buddhism?
Who is the God of Buddhism?
No absolute God
What is the contact of Buddhism?
What are the Scriptures of Buddhism?
Pitakas and Triptakas
What is the goal of Buddhism?
What are two other important aspects of Buddhism?
The 4 passing sights and 4 noble truths
What are the Four Passing Sights
Old Man, Sick man, Dead man, religious man
What was Buddha's conclusion about suffering?
That we suffer because we are attached to things
How can we be cured from attachment?
We need an attitude adjustment and we need to meditate; go inward to find out solution
What are the four noble truths?
1. All human beings suffer. 2. We suffer because we become attached. 3. The end of suffering will come when attachment ends. 4. The end of attachment will come if a person follows the eightfold path
What are the parts of The Eightfold Path?
1. Right View
2. Right Intention
3. Right Speech
4. Right Action
5. Right Livelihood
6. Right Effort
7. Right Mindfulness
8. Right Concentration
What are the 3 Marks of Existence?
1. No-self 2. Impermanence 3. Suffering
What does Dukkha mean?
"Suffering" or "frustration"
What does Sangha mean?
Buddhists. The "church" of Buddhism
What does arhat mean?
One who is already enlightened (still living)
What does Nirvana mean?
Means "blowing out". The extinction of desire and any individual selfhood. The ultimate goal for a Buddhist
Are Nirvana and Heaven the same thing?
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