Overview of Exam 2 - Overview of Exam 1. How does one...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Overview of Exam 1. How does one become Buddhist? The three Jewels, recite the 3 jewels. I take refuge in Buddha, I take refuge in Dharma, I take refuge in Sanga. Accept the three things. 2. When was Buddha born and which caste 560 B.C. into the Chaitrayas (second caste) / Confucius born in 551 B.C 3. How did Buddha die? Food poisoning 4. Describe two legends regarding his birth? A white elephant walked into the womb of his mothers and interpretation was given and this was determined as unique, either he would become a teacher or a king and father wanted him to become a king. He walked 7 steps right after the birth, and this meant that it was his last incarnation/last birth. He would achieve his nirvana 5. Describe the 4 noble truths 1. Life is suffering(DUKKHA) 2. Suffering (DUKKHA) is cause by desire(TISHNA) 3. Desire(TISHNA) must be overcome 4. Must join Sanga Life(Monkish Life) 6. What is the literal meaning of the word nirvana To blow your mind , to blow your mind and empty your mind from sense perception and
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course REL 2300 taught by Professor Kassim during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

Page1 / 3

Overview of Exam 2 - Overview of Exam 1. How does one...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online