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Three Refuges of Buddhism 1- Buddha= Leader 2- Dhamma= Teachings 3- Sanga= Sanctuary, community of monks and nuns Tripitaka (pitika=basket) 1- Vinaya-pitaka= the code of ethics 2- Sutta-pitika=accounts of Buddha’s teachings 3- Abhidhamma-pitika= collections of Buddhist writings Asoka= Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty (273-232 BC) Dharma (Dhamma) A spiritual term which signifies the underlying order in nature and life. Means “religion”, “law”, “that which supports”, Natural or Divine Law -Symbol = the wheel Bhakti- means “devotion”, the ultimate form of religious expression Moksha- liberation from the cycle of death, rebirth and all suffering and limitation of worldly existence. - Transcendence to a state of higher conciousness - Salvation - Liberation is achieved by the complete stilling of all passions-Nirvana Monism- the metaphysical and theological view that all is one and there are no fundamental divisions and a unified set of natural laws. Sunyata: Emptiness, voidness.
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