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  1. Buddhism 6th: Learning about Buddhism
  2. Suffering Icebreaker • Answer the following: – Why do people suffer ☹ (3 reasons)? – Based on these reasons what is the root cause of suffering?
  3. Origination of Buddhism • iLb-6M Use your book, and complete Chapter 16: Buddhism. Due tomorrow. •
  4. 03/21 Buddhism Day 2 Warm Up :
  5. Buddha Nature? • Just like there is essences of the peach tree, there is essence in Po. • There are no accidents; no mistakes Without the dragon scroll, there is not dragon warrior; from the time Po was chosen he was judged on his appearance, his skill, • • Po was able to defeat Tai Lung because of his ‘unique’ or unorthodox skill set, even at one point in the battle using his fat stomach to bounce Tai Lung into the air. Po actualized his original mind; he actualized his original self; he became one with his Buddha-nature and defeated the most feared warrior in all of China. His holiness Master Oogway was correct.
  6. I. Foundations of Buddhism A. Siddhartha Gautama “Buddha” 1. 560 b. c. – 480 b. c. 2. Prince in Nepal (Hindu) a. Young man surrounded by luxury and great wealth b. Parents made sure he did not see or experienced anything negative. 3. Left palace to see outside world (29 years old) a. Shocked by old age, sickness and death
  7. 4. Gave up his kingdom, left his wife and children to search for why there was so much suffering a. Rejected his dharma! 5. Wandered for 6 years
  8. 6. While meditating under a tree, the answer came to him a. He became Buddha b. (The Enlightened One) c. He was the one with the spiritual knowledge 7. Became preaching his sermon and dedicated the rest of
  9. The Story of Buddha • • Create a comic that represents The Story of Buddha. • Comic should be at least 6 Boxes; Box should be labeled with incident that occured in Buddha’s life. • Birth, Royal Life, Forums of Suffering, Ascetic, Becomes the Buddha, Buddha’s Teachings
  10. 03/22 Warm Up
  11. II. Teachings of Buddhism A. Four Noble Truths 1. Suffering is part of existence. 2. The origin of suffering is desire (for material goods). 3. You can end suffering and find spiritual peace. 4. You can achieve nirvana. a. Nirvana is the final death. It stops the never-ending cycle of life, death, rebirth
  12. D. To achieve nirvana, one must follow the Noble Eightfold Path– Mindfulness 1. Know the truth. 2. Resist evil. 3. Say nothing to hurt others. 4. Do nothing to hurt others. 5. Get a job that hurts no one. 6. Free your mind of evil. 7. Control your thoughts and feelings 8. Practice meditation.
  13. NOTES: Continued: • Buddhism was slow to spread in India • During the 200’s B. C., India’s ruler, Asoka, changed the official religion to Buddhism • • After his death, Hinduism took back over as main religion • Today practiced in China, Korea, Japan, and others in Southeast Asia
  14. Use your notes to answer the following: • Who was the founder of Buddhism? • Where is Buddhism practiced today? • What preaching by Buddha focuses on suffering? • What is Nirvana?
  15. Comparing and Contrasting Hinduism and Buddhism
  16. B. Rejection of rituals 1. Hinduism believes rituals are important, but Buddhism does not. a. Sing hymns from the Vedas, light the sacred fire, make offerings) C. Buddha urged people to be good to one another. a. Be kind, gentle and show mercy to one another
  17. Spread of Buddhism Spread throughout Asia in the following ways: • Trade (for example, by merchants and monks who traveled along the Silk Road) • Government support (rulers who sent out missionaries to spread the religion, built Buddhist temples and pilgrimage sites, and supported monasteries)
  18. Spread, Continued…. • Cultural exchanges between governments (for example, Korean emissaries who visited Japan, and Japanese adoption of Chinese styles of art, architecture, government, and religion) • Missionaries (monks who traveled abroad to teach Buddhism and translate Buddhist texts into other languages) • War (invasions that displaced Buddhist refugees and forced them to move to new areas)
  19. 03/29 Assessment: Buddhism • Complete your assessment over Buddhism– make sure to use complete sentences in the short answer questions. • When you are done, get a worksheet from me to to complete for Homework; this is due tomorrow.
  20. Mandalas Reading: vyhSvWNDnddDvBdRFkObunlIcurLHrhl8s8bZ UY/edit?usp=sharing Video: KjMGs
  21. Mandala Samples: How To: Start in the center of the mandala with one piece of the pie. Draw a shape in one part of the pie (or pizza slice) and then repeat the shapes in all of the pieces in the same spot on all pieces.
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  23. H. Divisions into “sects” or groups 1. Mahayana Buddhism a. Greatly influenced by Christianity b. Believe that Buddha was more than a teacher
  24. E. Practices 1. No rituals F. Holy Days– 1. Nirvana Day: 2. Celebration of Buddha’s death, when he reached Nirvana at the age of 80.(Fe. 15) 3. Theravada New Year, April 6th 4. Vesak, Buddha Day–
  25. BUDDHA: a. He was a god b. Nirvana is a paradise like heaven c. Saints can help you achieve nirvana
  26. The Great Buddha (Daibutsu) The central figure in the temple is Vairocana (Vai-RO-cha-na) Buddha, who represents the "source and center of creation" (20). The Japanese statue echoes a monumental stone carving of Vairocana commissioned in the 670s by the Tang court in one of the Longmen cave temples near Luoyang, China.
  27. 2. Therevada or Hinayana Buddhism • Buddha was simply a teacher • Holiest life is that of a Buddhist Monk
  28. 3. Zen • Popular among Japanese samurai warriors I. Statues and Temples 1. Statues of Buddha 2. Temple: Pagoda: sacred pyramid-shaped tower seen usually in China,
  29. The Middle Way- Moderation (between two extreme’s) • Example- Very Expensive Nice Clothing/Tattered Clothing
  30. Tripitaka-Collection of the teachings of Buddhism (Scripture)
  31. Did Buddha teach of the Caste System? Anyone can achieve Nirvana!
  32. Comparing and Contrasting Buddhism and Hinduism WEfyA Watch the following video and complete the chart; we are going to go over this in 5 minutes. Chart: yQMNsbTfTDj9EGuW-OD400wcQO7ZvT4Rok Z8G9g/edit?usp=sharing
  33. Hinduism ● Many Gods ● Caste System ● Belief in Dharma ● Holy Books: Vedas ● Originated in 2000 BC ● Widely practiced in Southeast Asia (India)
  34. Buddhism: ● No God ● No Caste System ● No Belief in Dharma ● No holy book ● Originated about 1000 BCE ● Grows out of Hinduism ● Practiced in Southeast and East Asia. ● Live by the Four Noble Truths and 8 Fold Path
  35. Similarities ● Belief in reincarnation and karma; Hindus believe that it is much more strict – must go through the caste system ● End goal : Achieve enlightenment, you end the cycle of rebirth; both believe that your soul ends at that time. Hindus Moksha; Buddhism: Nirvana ● Originated in Northern India ● Siddartha Guatama, (Founder of Buddhism) was born a Hindu prince and went on to found Buddhism ● No set day of worship; no set structure of their belief– where or how it is practiced. ● Be good; have good karma; you will be rewarded ● Meditation is sometimes used to find our spiritual awareness ● Lotus plant ● Temples are the names of their religious buildings
  36. Hinduism Buddhism • Caste System