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who/when did Siddhartha marry? and who was their kid?
married in 547 BC, Princess Yashodhara, they have prince Rahula
when does Siddhartha leave kingdom and what is it called
leaves in 534, its called the Great Renunciation
four passing sites (buddhism)
first time outside walls: sick person
second time outside walls: old person
third time: funeral
fourth time: Hindu Monk
four places of buddhist pilgrimage
Lumbini, Nepal-birthplace of Buddha
Bodh-Gaya- in bihar province, enlightenment place of B.
Benaras- Uttar Pradesh Province, place of first sermon
Kusinara-Uttar Pradesh province, Mahaparinirvana
buddhist 1st council scriptures and five sermons
created Sutta Pitaka (Ethical sermons) five sermons
1. Sigha Nikaya
medium length sermons
3. Sam yutta
graded in length
what was the point of the 2nd council
to look into the 15 points of dispute and controversy, of the 15, 10 were vinaya issues. Five were sutta issues.
304-237 BCE father was Binsudara, became king 273 until death (Kalinga Kingdom). Ashoka overhears a buddhist monk who was consoling a grieving family who wants to know more about buddhism. Head of Sangha monk Magoliputta tissa went to teach Ashoka.
purpose of 3rd council - Buddhism
look into the possibility of reconciling the two factions, look into the possibility of spreading buddhism outside its place of birth
theme of meditation meaning spiritual needs compassion. monks should be in this world but not get attached
Vassa retreats (buddhism)
7 years or 15 years.
Upasampada (High ordination)
Attha Pirikara 8 possessions that the monks own (buddhism)
alms bowl, 2 robes, razor, needle and thread, water strainer, fan, belt
one of the three marks of existence meaning essencelessness, metaphysical outcome
12 fold wheel of causality
6. phenomenon of sense experience
7. sense object contact
8. six senses 6th being the mind
9. mind body complex
11. karmic impressions
12. primal ignorance
four noble truths
1. suffering exists
2. suffering has causes
3. suffering can be stopped
4. suffering can be ended
Noble eightfold path
Prajna - Wisdom
1. right views
2. right resolve
Sila - morality
3. right speech
4. right conduct
5. right livelihood
6. right effort
Samadhi - concentration
7. right mindfulness
8. right concentration
purpose of the 4th council
1. codify the Mahasonghika interpretation
2. spreading buddhism to china
succeeded in both
the body of the buddha
infinite number of Budhisatva
Mahayana schoosl of Chinese and Japanese Buddhism
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