Buddhism beliefs and teachings

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who is the original Buddha?
Siddhartha
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what childhood did Siddhartha live?
He lived a luxurious life without ever being exposed to suffering or pain.
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The Four Sights?
old age, illness, death and a holy man
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What did the four sights make him realise and do?
He began to realised that everyone suffers. This lead him to leave his family and every procession he had and become a wondering monk
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What was his quest?
to find out why people suffer and how to put an end to it.
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who said "abandon negative action"?
Buddha
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why do Buddhist take comfort in knowing the Buddha reached enlightenment
As they believe they too can now reach enlightenment by following the Buddhas teachings
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Whats the middle way?
Buddha went from lots of wealth to extremes conditions so he created the middle way (the eight fold path)
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meditation?
connecting the mind and the soul.
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what are the Four Noble truths?
dukkha samudaya nirodha and magga
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whats the Dhamma?
Buddhas teachings
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What does Kamma mean?
A person who lives in greed, ignorance, hatred or breaks any of the 5 moral precepts will be re born into suffering
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what does Dukkha mean?
the idea that everything leads to suffering (interconnected)
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what are the three main types of suffering?
suffering and pain mental or physical, change and attachment
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what does Samudaya mean?
The cause of suffering N1
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what does Tanha mean?
craving
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what are the three types of tanha are there
sensual craving, craving something you are not or craving not to be
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what does Anicca mean?
everything is Impermanent
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what story shows Anicca
The mustered seed story
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what does Anatta mean
There is no fixed self. Everything changes
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What are the five aggregates?
Body, feelings, thoughts, awareness and ideas
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What are the three poisons?
Greed hatred and ignorance
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what does Nirodha mean?
The end of suffering
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What is the cycle of life mean?
samsara
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What does magga mean?
The eight fold path
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What is included on the Eight Fold Path?
right view, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right concentration and right mindfulness
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What is meant by the three fold way?
Ethics mediation and wisdom
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What is it called when buddhist has broken free from the cycle?
Nirvana
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what does Buddhahood mean?
when a person has reached enlightenment and has become a buddha.
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Which group of Buddhist believe in Buddhahood?
Mahayana
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whats Buddha Nature?
the Mahayana Buddhist believe that everyone has the essence of Buddha with in the,. Once you have understood the Buddhas teachings you will able to become enlightened
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Theravada Buddhist believe in aehat. what does this mean?
A person who has become enlightened by following the Buddhas teachings
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Mahayana Buddhist aim to become Bodhisattvas. what does mean?
They have become enlightened but choose to stay in the cycle to help others
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Pure land Buddhist believe?
That if they recite the name of Amitabha they will reach his pure land which is free from dukka
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what are the 5 moral precepts?
Refrain from killing, taking whats not yours, misuse of sexual conduct, wrong speech and intoxicating substances that could cloud the mind
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