*Fifth Paper: Question for paper due on 3/3: How does a Theravada Monk
in Southeast Asia balance his obligations to and dependence on the laity with
the practice of sila (precepts), samadhi (concentration) and realization of
The sangha in
Eighth Paper Due: Question for paper due 4/7: From the reading, how do
Buddhist ethics accommodate the particular suffering and struggle of women?
Is Buddhism a particularly "male" religion?
The dominant image of women is that of mother, particularly moth
Seventh Paper Due: Question for paper due on 3/31: What Buddhist teachings either
justify or condemn war? Cite examples from this week's and previous week's reading.
Enmities never cease by enmity in this world; only by non-enmity do they cease.
A skilful action is described as punn
Reading Notes Week 3
Question for paper due 2/3: How do the four noble truths lead to the
negation of the existence of a soul?
Four Holy Truths: more advanced teachings of the Buddha, intended for those who have
prepared themselves by previous moral and s
Second Paper: Question for the paper due on 1/27: From the reading, especially Ratanapanna,
Yiengpruksawan and Kapstein, How would you compare Buddhists treatment of the Buddha to
Christians and/or Muslims treatment of God or Allah? F
Reading Notes Week 4
*Fourth Paper: Question for paper due 2/10: How does Thich Nhat Hanh's story of
the rape of the Vietnamese girl by Thai pirates illustrate the tension and links between
compassion (metta), loving-kindness (karuna), sympathetic joy (mu
SOCIAL SCIENCE AND
James A. Beckford, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
University of Warwick
SOCIAL SCIENCE AND
James A. Beckford, Ph.D.
Written Assignment #1
Students are often a little daunted at the prospect of a written assignment in a humanities course.
How do I know what to write? How do I know what the professor expects? Let us try to explain
to you what we are looking for.
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18 October 1787
To the Citizens of the State of New-York.
When the public is called to investigate and decide upon a question in which
not only the present members of t
three watches awakening under bodhi tree; 1. Sees his past lives 2. Sees past lives of
others 3. Samsara, exhausts karma, no more selfish cause and effect
stupa/cetiya mounds where monks contain their relics, where monks meditate
vipassana insight, wisdom
3 Points (concise version)
Intro: My three points are based off of two things my uncle, a teacher monk me, and
what I have seen in my own life. I have not been dead for long, and I still cannot grasp
everything at once in my mind. As I speak, I am trying
Midterm Examination: Guide
First section: identifications.
I will pick 5 terms from the following list (you don't get to choose, so you should prep
answers for all of them). You should provide a 5-6 sentence answer for each ID. Define
the term (who, what,
What to do when starting a paper
Questions to ask yourself:
1. What do I want to accomplish?
2. What argument do I want to make?
Who is my audience?
4. What is my evidence?
5. What is my approach/method?
Effective ways to write an introductory paragrap
AN INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHIST BELIEF AND PRACTICE IN ASIA
University of Pennsylvania
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:00pm-1:50pm
Dr. Justin McDaniel (Instructor)
223 Claudia Cohen Hall
Labels for the Diagram on the Facing Page
a. the outer wall
b. the entrance
s. simple doors
c. the gates
t. door from vestibule
d. location of the dog Argus
u. stair to Odysseus rooms
e. standing place for mules
v. door to womens rooms
f. two h
without spilling any blood.
and pale fear gripped the men. They were so terrified
they dropped their weapons and all fell on the ground,
at that goddess' resounding voice. They turned round,
back towards the city, eager to save their lives.
for in earlier times we've been pre-eminent
for strength and courage everywhere on earth.
Shrewd Telemachus then answered him and said:
Dear father, if that's what you want, you'll see
that I, with my heart as it is at present,
won't shame your family. I'
the killing of their sons and brothers.
Let them love each other as they used to do,
and let there be wealth and peace in plenty.
His words stirred up Athena, who was already keen.
She swooped down from the heights of Mount Olympus.
Meanwhile, once his gr
dishonouring his wife, claiming the man
never would come back. So now, let that be,
and agree with what I'm going to tell you
we should not move out, in case some men here
run into trouble they've brought on themselves.
He ended. Some men stayed together
on those murderers of our sons and brothers.
As far as I'm concerned, the life we'd live
would not be sweet. I rather die right now
and live among the dead. So let us go,
in case those men have a head start on us
and get across the sea.
As Eupeithes s
Old man, she already knows.
Why should you be so concerned about it?
Odysseus spoke, and Dolius sat down again
on his polished stool. Then Dolius' sons
also came up around glorious Odysseus,
clasping his hands with words of welcome. Then they sat,
in a ro
Resourceful Odysseus replied to him and said:
First, let your eyes inspect this scara boar
inflicted that on me with its white tusk,
when I went to Parnassus, sent there
by you and by my honourable mother,
to her cherished father, Autolycus,
so I could ge
Take courage, and don't allow these things
to weigh down your heart. Let's go to the house,
the one close to the orchard, where I sent
Telemachus, together with the swineherd
and the keeper of the goats, so they could
prepare a meal as soon as possible.