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Chinese Philosophy and Religion

Test Review: Chinese Philosophy and Religion
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Shang Di
main god of Shang Dynasty
Confucius
failed Zhou politician who turns to philosophy and founds confucianism
Kong Fuzi
Confucius
Analects
writings of Confucius written by his followers
The Five Relationships
most important part of Confucius' teachings
Filial Piety
most important part of 5 relationships, relationships consist of parents to children
Yin
Earth darkness female persona of Confucius power
Yang
heavens light and male persona of Confucius power
Laozi
old master, 1st book & 1st writing
Dao
the way
Dao De Jing
the way of virtue, writing that will influence chinese culture
Han Foizi
founder of legalism
Magadha
town where Buddha begins teaching
Middle Path
balance between self denial and normal life
Nirvana
Blissful freedom from incarnation
The eightfold path
used to escape suffering, gives ride code of conduct to gain nirvana
Sutras
early followers of Buddhism
Nagarjuna
guy who teaches separate tradition of Buddhism called Maha yang
Mahayana
"great vehicle", says reality is empty and is made in the mind
Bodhisattvas
separate tradition of Buddhism that believes Buddha will always be on Earth
Ren
ultimate ideal of confucianism
Mencius/Xunzi
two people that allow confucianism to be successful
Zhuangzi
second author/title of the book about Daoism
Book of Changes
where we got 1st info about Yin and Yang
Gaun Zhong
moral and virtuous leader according to Confucianism
Amitrabh/Avalokitesvara
two of the most notable Bodhisattvas