The Five Precepts & The Six Perfections
What are the precepts?
Rules followed by Buddhist lay people to control improper physical or verbal behaviour
that may cause suffering.
Abstain from killing or harming living beings
Referred to as ahi
Read pg.266-277 and answer #1 on p.267
Read + Take notes on p.268-269 (Wheel of Dharma)
Read + take notes on p.270-271 (Marking Time)
Read + Take notes on p.278-281 (Family Life)
1. Buddhists meditate because it helps them reach enlightenment which is kno
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Buddhist Symbols: Mandala
After spending an hour not doing anything except concentrating on colouring I felt more
calm. I had found a systematic approach to colouring the mandala and it was almost effortless. I
The Two Main Forms of Buddhism (Theravada & Mahayana)
Each person in an individual
You each Nirvana on your own
Buddhism is a religion mainly for monks and nuns
Only these people can reach enlightenment
The most important human quality is w
The Three Jewels
Aka The Buddhist Creed
I take refuge in the Buddha, the dharma, and the sangha
The Three Universal Truths
The Buddha believed that all things, outside of nirvana, had three fundamental
1. Gradual Civilization Act - assimilate Aboriginal peoples into European culture.
The Indian Act - federal government responsibility for education of Status Indian children aged
6-18. Allowed for residential schools.
The potlatch was bann
1. Religious rituals are done to enact what they live and believe. Immersion in the waters of
Baptism for Christians. Circumcision for Jews. Ritual purification with water for Hindus. Prayers
2. Rituals reinforce religion and gives our
- ENGLISH TEST ELEMENTARY
Exercise 1: Tick (P) the suitable answer.
1. My brother . a flat in London.
2. . you live with your boyfriend?
3. Elizabeth is . .
A Philip's wife
B wife's Philip
C Philip's hus