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Unformatted text preview: -Enlightened path leads to insight and knowledge and ultimately nirvana-Encouraged annihilation or worldly desires and renunciation of material wealth-Enlightenment could be achieved by everyone-Buddha wrote nothing but his followers transcribed his teachings into written word in the 5 th century o Pitakas ( baskets of law ) o Sustras (threads ) o Most famous sermon was where Buddha preached to followers at Deer park in Benores About abandonment of behavioral extremes and pursuit of 8 th fold path of right conduct Much in common with the sermon on the mount by Jesus...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course HUM 2230 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '08