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PhilRel - notes - day19-buddhism-hick-pluralism - Theravada...

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Theravada Buddhism Not   about  God “Taking refuge” 1. In the Buddha 2. In the Dharma 3. In the Sangha Why would anyone need to “take refuge”?   There must be some urgent problem. A simple generalization about religion.
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The story of the Buddha The “Four Sights” An Indian prince (Siddartha Gautama) encounters a sick  person, an old person, a corpse, and a wandering ascetic. The search and the “middle path” Enlightenment The “awakened one” Compassion The teaching mission
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The Four Noble Truths Suffering Suffering (and the impermanence of everything) (and the impermanence of everything) The  The  cause cause  of suffering   of suffering  (clinging and craving, building up and caring for a false ego) (clinging and craving, building up and caring for a false ego) The  The  cessation cessation  of suffering   of suffering  (enlightenment, nirvana) (enlightenment, nirvana) The  The  eightfold path eightfold path (Right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right 
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