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The second noble truth, meaning desire, thirst or craving
____ number of parts to the Buddhist path out of suffering
Language of the common people in which the earliest buddhist texts were composed
Buddhist idea that all life is suffering
Buddhist idea that there is no ultimate reality within, 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 that visually excite and are used in Vajrayana Buddhism, often made of sand.
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
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
Form of buddhism with great focus on enlightenment, developed mainly in Japan
Wheel of Rebirth
Number of "Passing sights" witnessed by Buddha, leading to his enlightenment
Buddha, Dharma, Sangha
Taking refuge in the Three Jewels means one is a...
resonating chants typically used to evoke a deity or to enhance meditation
suffering, dislocation, discomfort, frustration
Anatta, Anicca, Dukkha
Three Marks of Existence