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  • 1. David Navarro El Rey Spring 2011

2.

  • Buddha was born about 563 B.C.in northern India
  • Was born a Kshatriya, the Warrior Class
  • He went on a journey that took him through many regions in India
  • His missionary was to Find Peace but no one could answer him convincingly
  • Died around 483 B.C.
  • Also called the enlightened one

3.

  • Suffering:Everyone suffers from these thing.
  • Birth-When we are born, we cry.
  • Sickness-When we are sick, we are miserable.
  • Old age-When old, we will have ache and pains and find it hard to get around.
  • Death-None of us wants to die. We feel deep sorrow when someone dies.

Life means suffering. 4.

  • the craving for passion and delight, relishing now here & now there
  • craving for sensual pleasure
  • craving for becoming
  • craving for non-.

becoming 5.

  • cessation of suffering can be attained throughnirodha
  • The third noble truth expresses the idea that suffering can be ended by attaining dispassion.

6.

  • Right understanding and viewpoint (based on the Four Noble Truths).
  • Right values and attitude (compassion rather than selfishness).
  • Right speech (don't tell lies, avoid harsh, abusive speech, avoid gossip).
  • Right action (help others, live honestly, don't harm living things, take care of the environment).
  • Right work (do something useful, avoid jobs which harm others).
  • Right effort (encourage good, helpful thoughts, discourage unwholesome destructive thoughts).
  • Right mindfulness (be aware of what you feel, think and do).
  • Right meditation (calm mind, practice meditation which leads to nirvana).

7.

  • Right meditation (calm mind, practice meditation which leads to nirvana).
  • Right work (do something useful, avoid jobs which harm others).
  • Right effort (encourage good, helpful thoughts, discourage unwholesome destructive thoughts).
  • Right mindfulness (be aware of what you feel, think and do).
  • Right meditation (calm mind, practice meditation which leads to nirvana).

8.

  • Right means of making a living:Not slaughtering animals or working at jobs that force you to violate others.
  • Right mental attitude or effort:Avoiding negative thoughts and emotions, such as anger and jealousy.
  • Right mindfulness:Having a clear sense of ones mental state and bodily health and feelings.
  • Right concentration:Using meditation to reach the highest level of enlightenment

9.

  • Right understanding:Understanding that the Four Noble Truths are noble and true.
  • Right thought:Determining and resolving to practice Buddhist faith.
  • Right speech:Avoiding slander, gossip, lying, and all forms of untrue and abusive speech.
  • Right conduct:Adhering to the idea of nonviolence (ahimsa), as well as refraining from any form of stealing or sexual impropriety.