April16 - o Heaven, Human, Anima,l ghost, Hell 7) Why was...

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Chin Myth 16/04/2008 11:07:00 Buddhism and Buddhist Myths Buddhism arrives in the Han Dynasty sometime around that time.  After 100  BC and before 65 AD Buddhism brings professionally religious people, before all Chinese religious  activities were proctored by people that had other jobs 2 concepts: Karma:-ethical totality of all ones acts; jataka Ten Hells o 1 is an entrance hell and 2-9 are punishment hells and 10 hell is exit  hell o each hell has 16 subdivisions Sample Questions: 2 nd  midterm 1) What are the Yellow Springs? 2)What was the focus of ancient Chinese alchemy? o To make an elixir of immortality 3) What was the element (and color) associated with the latter Han dynasty? o Fire and red 4) What is a  jakata  tale? o Stories about previous lives of Buddha 5) Define  karma. o The ethical totality of all one’s acts 6) List the 5 Paths of popular Chinese Buddhism.\
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Unformatted text preview: o Heaven, Human, Anima,l ghost, Hell 7) Why was Yama demoted from being ruler of the First Hell (in the modern Daoist conception)? o He was too lenient, its important because its where people get judged. 8)What are two indigenous Chinese concepts in the popular Buddhist netherworld? o Beaurocracy based on the Chinese Imperial Administration o Mount Tai 9) What does Dame Meng give to people leaving the 10 th Daoist Hell? o The broth of oblivion that causes you to forget your punishments in hell and all your previous lives. 10) What does Zhang Gio hold in HIS left hand in this picture? o A Drum and 2 drum sticks o He is riding a white donkey, folds donkey on a piece of paper and put it in his sleeve 16/04/2008 11:07:00 16/04/2008 11:07:00...
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