Buddhism Study Guide08

Buddhism Study Guide08 - RS101 World Religions Buddhism...

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Buddhism Study Guide Lecture/Reading: The Problem for Humans The Four Noble Truths Buddhist notions of karma 3 Main Buddhist Schools Basic understanding of the ten precepts Movie: Do the gods assist followers in attaining nirvana?  How does the newly ordained child’s status change? Can Theravadin monks go shopping? What is the goal of Buddhism? What are the “in a nutshell” teachings of Buddhism? What is a monk’s “duty”? What is the moral of suffering/clinging in Buddhist teachings? By what is the Eight-fold path symbolized? The Noble Eight-fold Path focuses the mind on being fully aware of our thoughts and actions, and developing wisdom by understanding the Four Noble Truths. It is the way Buddhists should live their lives. The Buddha said that people should avoid extremes. They should not have or do too much, but neither should they have or do too little. The 'Middle Way' is the best.
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