PHI307: Ch. 3
Terms in this set (10)
People who sought alternate socio-religious paths became known as renouncers
often been translated as 'suffering', 'pain', or 'ill'; 'unsatisfactoriness'
cycle of existence; Epitome of impermanence
'blowing out', and refers to the cessation of the fuel fo continuity
the Four Noble Truths
1) human existence is intrinsically characterized by dukkha
2) dukkha arises because of appetitive cravings and desires (negative and positive)
3) there can be a cessation of dukkha, known as nirvana
4) nirvana is achieved by following the Noble Eightfold Path
Dependent Origination (Pratītyasamutpāda)
It is not stating that nothing exists, but that the manner in which all things occur is different from either existence, which implies independence, or non-existence, which implies a denial of occurrence; 'the way things are', 'the regularity of things'
the Middle Way
A basic Buddhist teaching that rejects both the pleasures of sensual indulgence and the self-denial of asceticism, focusing instead on a practical approach to spiritual attainment.
the Eightfold Path
as taught by the Buddha, the path one must follow to achieve nirvana
'not self'; the Buddhist denial of a permanent and substantial self
"heaps, aggregates, collections, groupings". In Buddhism, it refers to the five aggregates of clinging (Pancha-upadanakkhanda), the five material and mental factors that take part in the rise of craving and clinging.
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
PHI307: Western Philosophical Terms
PHI307: Ch. 7+8
PHI307: Ch. 6
PHI307: Ch. 4+5