financial accounting 2.24.11

financial accounting 2.24.11 - Cyclical time and karma...

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Cyclical time and karma Buddhist cosmology: agricultural cycles of birth, growth, death and renewal. Because of ignorance and karma, human life cycles through countless births, deaths, and rebirths. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Mural in Punakha Dzong, Bhutan.
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Buddhist world systems Worlds systems (like galaxies) form in all directions, evolve, cease,evolve again over eons (kalpas). Two fold division of world:Inanimate: environment (mountains.seas, etc.) and animate: living beings (deities, humans, animals, etc.) QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Buddhist story of this world’s creation (Agañña Suttanta ): Heavens empty out, luminous deities fall to earth. Influenced by desire and anger, beings have sex, steal food, and kill. Classes develop based on actions: the highest class (brahmins) meditate in the forest, and lowest class (shudras) hunt for food. King chosen by the people to
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course COMM 201 taught by Professor M during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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