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Bell Ringer 10/18. What is a parable? Do you know any and if so, from where and what did they teach? What lesson do you think should/could be taught effectively with stories?. Zen Parables. Zen Buddhism. falls somewhere between religion and philosophy

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bell ringer 10 18

Bell Ringer 10/18

What is a parable? Do you know any and if so, from where and what did they teach? What lesson do you think should/could be taught effectively with stories?

zen buddhism
Zen Buddhism
  • falls somewhere between religion and philosophy
  • branch of Buddhism that arose in 6th century China by mixing Taoism and Buddhism
  • stresses neither worship nor scripture nor good deeds – focuses on a sudden breakthrough to enlightenment achieved through meditation
zen buddhism cont
Zen Buddhism cont…
  • Enlightenment: quality of mental tranquility, spontaneity, and fearlessness
  • Master – Student relationship guides the student on his personal journey, but enlightenment cannot be taught.
  • Divided into sects based off beliefs of different paths to enlightenment:
    • Koans: riddles
    • Meditation on particular phrase paying homage to Buddha
    • Ritualized, self-disciplined actions
literary terms
Literary Terms
  • Parable: short story that teaches a moral or spiritual lesson
  • Zen parable: teach the principles of Zen Buddhism by inspiring contemplation rather than directly expressing a moral
  • Paradox: statement or situation that seems contradictory but actually represents truth
lessons learned
Lessons Learned
  • A Parable
    • A man facing certain death takes a moment to enjoy a small sampling of life/beauty.
  • Publishing the Sutras
    • A man gives up his dreams to help others repeatedly and in the end his “invisible” works are greater than his accomplished dream.
  • The Taste of Banzo’s Sword
    • The Master teaches by refusing to teach.
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