Psych 341- Buddhism

Psych 341- Buddhism - Caitlin Dekker Psych 341 Sec 1...

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Caitlin Dekker Psych 341 Sec 1 Buddhism Study Guide Chapter 17 What are the basic origins of Zen Buddhism? -Zen originates from Siddhartha Gautama, the son of a king, who was prophesied to become a great sage or a conquering monarch. Siddhartha grew up as a prisoner in the palace with everything he could ever need. He finally got permission to leave the palace and see his country and had his first encounters with sickness, death, and old age which caused him to forsake his kingdom and dedicate his life to finding a solution to suffering. He went about learning methods but never found the answer so he decided to not rise from under a tree until he found the answers. After 7 days he had an awakening and became Buddha, the Awakened One. What is the idea behind the principle of dependent origination? -Dependent origination is a law of causality that says: “This is, because that is; this is not, because that is not; when this arises, that arises; when this ceases, that ceases.” This implies that all phenomena, whether internal or external, come into existence depending on causes and conditions without which they could not be. What are the three characteristics of existence?
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