Unformatted text preview: of the earliest Buddhist tradition. What difference do their perspectives make for our understanding of the tradition? Which of the authors makes a beter 4. Explain in detail the Four Truths of the Noble One and the subsidiary/related teachings, including the three poisons, five skandha, six realms, twelve-fold chain of conditioned coproduction, Eight-fold Noble Path, etc. How are these teachings inter-related and complementary? 5. Using the readings in Olivelle, Fogelin, Gethin, and Williams (if you find it useful) and the lecture notes, describe the social, political, and historical context at the time of the rise of Buddhism....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course RELIGION 43 taught by Professor Prasad,l during the Fall '08 term at Duke.
- Fall '08