Mara is defeated and buddha is now enlighten buddha

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Siddhartha, he simply touched the earth and said “ the earth is my witness”. Mara is defeated and Buddha is now enlighten. Buddha has the answer to his question. (can add more about the end of his life here!)
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When Buddha is awaken, the whole world is awaken with him. Thus during his mediation and the travels to teach other his religion, Buddhism is created. Buddha travel and meets many people and tell everyone his teachings. What are Buddha’s teaching? Buddha teachings consist of the middle way, the three poisons, the Four Noble Truths, and the Noble Eightfold Path. First what is the Middle way? According to Shiva, writer for Buddhist organization, the Middle way is “the thoughts and deeds that are most likely to create happiness”. To achieve this you have to accepted life struggles and understand that you can still find peace. Second is understanding the three poisons and being able to transform them. The first poison is greed and you have to change it to generosity. The second poison is anger and you have to change it to compassion. Third is ignorance you have change it to wisdom. Third is the 4 Noble Truths is the basic orientation of Buddhism. According to ( BOOK) the 4 noble truth consist of 1. Life inevitability consist of suffering, dissatisfaction, and distress. 2. Suffering is ceased by craving, rooted from ignorance. 3. Suffering is ceased when craving is ceased. 4. There is a way to reach this state: The Noble Eightfold Path. Lastly is the understanding of The Noble Eightfold Path. The Eightfold Path has eight parts to it. In Buddhism you are suppose to follow this path so you can live happily and leave the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth: Nirvana. The first aspect of Eightfold Path is the right of understanding, which mean to grasp reality correct through The Four Noble Truths. Second aspect is the right
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  • Spring '14
  • Noble Eightfold Path, Gautama Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama

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