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BUDDHISM
Nancy Ellison
Katrina Gilliard
Kastina Cole
Rel/133
February 3, 2014
Rev Lewis E. Hoye

INTRODUCTION
Buddhism is one of the world’s oldest
and most significant religions. It has
spread through almost all of Asia, it had
its beginnings in India and arose from
one person.
Siddhartha Gautama, became to be
known as the Buddha, or the awakened
One. A growing number of schools of
philosophy taught new ways of thinking.

THERAVADA BUDDHISM
THE WAY OF THE ELDERS






Describe the significant moment’s
The assigned traditions
Include the unique practices
Unique teachings

SIGNIFICANT MOMENTS


Theravada meaning the “Doctrine of the
Elders,” is the school of Buddhism that
draws its scriptural inspiration from the
Tipitaka, or Pali canon, which is agreed
to contain the earliest surviving record
of the Buddha’s teachings.

THERAVADA
TRADITIONS




Anicca (impermanence)
Dukkha (suffering)
Anatta (not-self)

UNIQUE PRACTICES




Sila (ethics or discipline)
Samadhi (meditative concentration)
Panna (understanding or wisdom)

UNIQUE TEACHINGS



Suffering and the end of suffering
The four noble truths

MAHAYANA BUDDHISM
BIG VEHICLE






Describe the significant moment’s
The assigned traditions
Include the unique practices
Unique teachings

MAHAYANA
BUDDHISM




The Mahayana tradition is the
largest major tradition of
Buddhism existing today.
The tradition of Northern
Buddhism.

ASSIGNED
TRADITIONS
Six Perfections: The six ideals that a
Bodhisattva perfects: giving morality,
patience, effort, concentration, and wisdom.





THE SIGNIFICANT
MOMENTS


The Individuals enlightenment is not
possible according to Mahayana. We
cannot separate ourselves from each
other, the ideal in Mahayana is to
enable all beings to be enlightened
together and out of a sense of
compassion.



The rapid spread throughout Asia.

UNIQUE PRACTICES
In three ways in Mahayana, the
Buddha nature can express itself in
three ways, this is called trikaya
“three-body” doctrine.
 The manifestation of a divine
reality is a historical Buddha
who lived in India,“ the cosmic
Buddha nature”


UNIQUE TEACHINGS


The possibility of nirvana for everyone.
 The greatest compassion and the
inherit component in the most
distinctive teaching of the Mahayana,
is of the enlightenment manifest in
bodhisattvas. (Final Enlightment)
 Bodhisattva’s a compassionate being
who enlightens himself and helps other
to be enlightened.

VAJRAYANA BUDDHISM
THE “DIAMOND VEHICLE”



Vajra



Final “turning” of Buddha’s teachings



Tantric Buddhism

ORIGINS AND RITUALS






Padmasambhava
lama
Objects of spiritual roles
vajra
bell
Prayer wheel

PRACTICES AND
TEACHINGS




Enlightenment
Transform
Mantra

SHOWING INNER PEACE
AND COMPASSION

ZEN BUDDHISM




Sub school
Spiritual practice
Basic teachings

PRACTICES



Zazen
The focus of Zen

TEACHINGS




Dharma
Peacemaker
Jukai book

TEACHINGS CON’T



Koan
Shikantaza

REFERENCES


http://www.apollolibrary.com/L
ibrary/databasesNew.aspx?
db=13



http://www.che.org/members/e
thics/docs/1275/Buddhist.pdf



http://online.sfsu.edu/rone/Bu
ddhism/footsteps.htm
http://www.patheos.com/Librar
y/Vajrayana-Buddhism.html



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