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Three Characteristics of Existence (p127)Anicca- Impermance, outer appearance of al things is constantlychanging, butinner exsistance does notDukkha- suffereing, caused by desireAnatta- nosoul/self,Buddha“Enlightened One” refers to all individuals who retain this stateP114 second columnSiddhartha GautamaSome guyP116ShakyamuniAnother name for BudahP116Tathagata“One who has gone” to enlightment, term for budahP.117 second column top paragraphBodh GayaMost important Budist pilgramigesIn Indian stategoogledBuddhism's spread into other countries (main characteristics only)Theravadin- spread into south Asian countries (Siri lanka and Thailand)2ndcentery BCE spread into Afganistan where large monasteries wereestablished1stcentury CE spreads to China via Silk RoadMahayana- now common in China, Japan, Korea, Nepal, and VietnamMahayana (general meaning and characteristics)-LiberalLarge vehicle branch of BuddismWere open to new ideas and practicesGreater emphasis on laypeopleFocus on heavans or pure lands (p121), Buddhas, and Bodhisattvas(121)Think of Budah as heavenly being some believe everything canbecome BudahP 120Theravada (conservative)
Usually translated as “tradition of the elders”, but more actuallymeaning “original/ adding teaching”Didn’t accept new scripture into Pali canonComst common in India and Sri Lanka originally, Today in Siri LankaP119 topHinayana

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