REL101ReligiousSymbolsPPT

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/19/11 Religious Symbols Emelee Haik Dan McAree Michelle McCormick Briana Von Behren
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9/19/11 Eight-Spoked Wheel Wheel seen in Buddhism and Hinduism Eight-Spoked Wheel unique to Buddhism Also known as Dharmachakra
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9/19/11 Dharmachakra Dharma = “truth” and chakra = “wheel” so known as the Truth-Wheel The Three Jewels of Buddhism: Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha blended together in middle of symbol The Buddha can be thought of as turning the wheel of truth
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9/19/11 History Symbol of Wheel in Indian art – 272 B.C.E. Buddhists followed this Indian model first by simply using a wheel as a symbol for the cycle of birth and rebirth and later making it an eight-spoked wheel to represent the Noble Eightfold Path Wheel image was used even before images
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9/19/11 Significance for Buddhists Noble Eightfold Path Three Jewels - Interconnectedness Hub, Spokes, and Rim Motion Circular - Samsara
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/19/11 Ichthys . Pronounced “ik-thoos” .Commonly known as the “Jesus Fish
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9/19/11 Significance
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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