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Arts and Humanities
Everything you need to know about Buddhism
Terms in this set (18)
First Noble Truth
Life is filled with suffering and sorrow
Second Noble Truth
The cause of all suffering is people's selfish desire for the temporary pleasures in this world
Third Noble Truth
The way to end all suffering is to end all desires
Fourth Noble Truth
The way to overcome such desires and attain enlightenment is to follow the Eightfold Path, which is called the Middle Way between self desires and denial.
To see and to understand things as they really are. to understand the law of karma and karmic conditioning.
Mental energy that control our actions. Resist desire, anger, etc. Not to act cruelly, violently, or agressively
words can break or save lives, start war or create peace, and make friends or enemies
deeds that involve physical actions
earn one's living in a righteous way. Don't deal in weapons or living beings.
mental state where you act with self- discipline, honesty, benevolence, and kindness
mental ability to see things as they are, with clear consciousness
concentration on wholesome thoughts and actions
Siddhartha Gautama is now known as...
While Siddhartha Gautama was fasting, he only ate _______ each day.
6 grains of rice
How did the Buddha achieve enlightenment?
He meditated underneath a fig tree for 49 days
There was a prophecy about Siddhartha Gautama before he was born. What was it about?
if he went outside of the palace, he would be a religious leader, if he stayed in the palace he would be a great ruler.
True or False: Siddhartha Gautama wandered the Indian forests for six years.
What is the Buddhist term for reaching enlightenment/perfect understanding of the world?
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