RLST_104_Mid_Term_S - ebook pp.60-76 b Sponberg’s article uploaded on ANGEL Pali/Sanskrit Terms to Remember These terms might either appear in

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1 P ENNSYLVANIA S TATE U NIVERSITY R ELIGIOUS S TUDIES P ROGRAM RL ST 104 I NTRODUCTION TO B UDDHISM What to study for the mid-term exam 1. ALL the powerpoints uploaded on ANGEL, from WEEK ONE to WEEK FIVE included. 2. Pre-Buddhist cultures, shift and continuity between Pre-Buddhist cultures and Buddhist tradition a. Prebish & Keown’s ebook : pp.2-9 3. Concepts of karma, rebirth, and the Buddhist cosmology a. Prebish & Keown’s ebook : pp.10-22 4. The Buddha: who he was and what he represents a. Prebish & Keown’s ebook : pp.25-40 5. The Dharma: the root teachings of Buddhism [Four Noble Truths, Emptiness, Dependent Origination, The Doctrine of No-Self] a. Prebish & Keown’s ebook : 42-58 6. The Sangha: origins and early history of development of the community of Buddhist followers [before and after Buddha’s death; why women were denied ordination; the position of women within the Sangha; the Vinaya ]
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Unformatted text preview: ebook : pp.60-76 b. Sponberg’s article uploaded on ANGEL Pali/Sanskrit Terms to Remember These terms might either appear in the questions or be requested in the answers. If you do not remember the name in part or at all but remember the concept, then write the concept/what the name refers to. For the meaning of these words, please look at the e-book, which has comprehensive definitions/explanations for all these terms/names. We have covered/will cover all of them in class too. These terms/names should have diacritics too, but I don’t need you to remember those, so I wrote them without the diacritics. -Veda -Upanisad -Atman and Anatman -Asuras -Karma -Buddha -Siddhartha Gautama -Jataka stories -Buddhacarita -Mahaparinirvana Sutra -Nirvana -Stupa -Arhant -Bodhisattva -Dharma -Sangha -Vinaya -Ananda -Upali -Mahaprajapati...
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