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Buddhist Ideas about Death and Afterlife Budda, Gautama Siddartha (563-483 BCE) Prince of Sakya Kingdom Suddodhana (father) Maya (mother) Asita (the soothsayer) Four Passing Sights Old Age Illness Death Transcendence His Pilgrimage and Spiritual Pursuit through Jainism His Departure from Jainism and Experiment in Meditation While in his path leaving, he meets jainist monks, jain is to deny one self. He joined that group and more than anyone else he did the best. He denied himself the best but he found that it not get him anywhere. On his own, he started meditated and moral striving. From this, he was enlightened. He died at the age of 80 with a triumph end. Buddha's Enlightenment Four Pilgrimage Sites for Buddha Bodhgaya (place of his Enlightenment) Benares (place of his first sermon) Kusinara (place of his demine) Buddha's parinibbana Nibbana=Nirvana Four Noble Truths: Noble Truth of “Suffering” Noble Truth of the “Cause” of Suffering Noble Truth of the “Cessation” of Suffering
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course RELIGION 830 taught by Professor Bishop during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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