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Buddhist Teachings. Kamakura Buddha. Overview. From Prince Siddhartha to the Buddha The Four Noble Truths The Eight-Fold Path The Three Jewels The spread of Buddhism. The Dharma. Buddhism is a non-theistic religion There is no personal god nor was Buddha a god or is worshipped

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Buddhist teachings

Buddhist Teachings

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Kamakura buddha

Kamakura Buddha

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Overview

Overview

  • From Prince Siddhartha to the Buddha

  • The Four Noble Truths

  • The Eight-Fold Path

  • The Three Jewels

  • The spread of Buddhism

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The dharma

The Dharma

  • Buddhism is a non-theistic religion

  • There is no personal god nor was Buddha a god or is worshipped

  • Buddha was a man who attained enlightenment through meditation and showed the path to freedom

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Anatta

Anatta

  • There is no immortal self

  • A human being is a energy process composed of momentary flashes

  • All human beings are interconnected with the universe as energy processes

  • Nothing in the world is solid

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Reincarnation

Reincarnation

  • Unlike the Hindu, Buddhism does not believe in an eternal soul

  • But the rebirth process is because one changing state of being sets another into motion—karma

  • Personality is created moment by moment

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Vow of the bodhisattva

Vow of the Bodhisattva

Beings are infinite in numbers, I vow to save them all;

The obstructive passions are endless in number, I vow to end them all;

The teachings for saving others are countless, I vow to learn them all;

Buddhahood is the supreme achievement, I vow to attain it.

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Prince siddhartha

Prince Siddhartha

Who Became A Buddha…

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The four sights

The Four Sights

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Becoming a renunciate

Becoming a Renunciate

Seven years were spent in the forest practicing austerities and studying the wisdom of the times.

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Becoming a buddha

Becoming a Buddha

In the year 528 B.C. Prince Siddhartha became a Buddha. He died at the age of 80 in the year 483 B.C. Five hundred monks met for seven months to put his words to memory in sacred chants.

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Deer park

Deer Park

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The four noble truths

The Four Noble Truths

1 - Life has pain & suffering

2 - Suffering is caused by ignorance & desire

3 - Reducing desire reduces suffering

4 - The Eight-fold Path provides a way out of our karmic predicament of continuous re-births that result in continuous suffering

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The eight worldly pre occupations

The Eight Worldly Pre-Occupations

Praise

Gain

Fame

Pleasure

Pain

Disgrace

Loss

Blame

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The eight fold path

The Eight-fold Path

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Om mani padme hum

Om Mani Padme Hum

(Purity…Jewel…Lotus…Indivisible)

Means something like…

If you practice the path with the complete union of compassion and wisdom, you can transform all impurities to become a Buddha.

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The two truths the question of inherent existence

The Two Truths:The Question of Inherent Existence

Conventional Wisdom

Ultimate Wisdom

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The three jewels

The Three Jewels

Buddha

Dharma

Sangha

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Spread of buddhism

Spread of Buddhism

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The kali yuga period

The Kali Yuga period…

  • Our life-force is weak

  • Delusions & emotional sickness prevail

  • Violence is rampant

  • False attitudes pretend to be true

Advice: In a rotten society, the worst thing would be to follow the social norm.

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Hinayana mahayana vajrayana

Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana

Vajrayana is the use of subtle vital energies to transform the mind. The gross mind is neutralized and the subtle mind “rides” on the clear light of bliss. This inner light is considered the only aspect of existence that is eternal. Once uncovered, one is said to be capable of attaining Buddha-hood.

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Buddhist teachings

In the practice of rituals, the diamond sceptre (vajra) symbolizes method and the bell wisdom. With their unification the human being obtains the insight that all dualities derive from Relative Truth and that, in Absolute Truth, subject and object, internal and external world, nirvana and samsara are one and empty.

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The dalai lama as a tulku

The Dalai Lama As a Tulku

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Wood valley temple

Wood Valley Temple

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Zen

Zen

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Development of zen

Development of Zen

  • Buddhism spread to China around the time of Christ

  • It absorbed elements of the Tao

  • Bodhidharma in 5th century first patriarch of Ch’an Buddhism - Zen

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Qualities of zen

Qualities of Zen

  • Dismisses all scriptures

  • Relies on direct experience towards cosmic unity

  • Zazen – to sit and gain absolute freedom to not allow any thought to disturb your original nature

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Sengtsan

Sengtsan

The Great Way is not difficult for thos who have no preferences.

When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised.

6th Patriarch of Zen

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Stages of the path

Stages of The Path

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Satori

Satori

“The moon is the same old moon, the flowers exactly as they were,

Yet I’ve become the thingness of all the things I see!”

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Pure land buddhism

Pure Land Buddhism

  • Modern Japan – needed Amida Buddha to save them rather than save themselves

  • Pure Land is similar idea to Christian heaven

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Nichiren

Nichiren

  • 13th century Japanese fisherman

  • Lotus Sutra

  • Strive to save self and society

  • “Namu myoho rengekyo”

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Considerations

Considerations…

“Civilization has nothing to do with having electric lights, airplanes, or manufacturing atomic bombs. It has nothing to do with killing human beings, destroying things or waging war. Civilization is to hold one another in mutual affection and respect.”

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Buddhism in the west

Buddhism in the West

  • 5 million Tibetan Buddhists in west

  • Many vipassana retreats

  • Thich Nhat Hanh – Vietnamese monk is author of many books

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Engaged buddhism

Engaged Buddhism

“Not to respond to the suffering around us is a sign of an insane civilization.”

Dulak Sivaraksa, founder

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The heart sutra of profound illimination

The Heart Sutra of Profound Illimination

…noble Avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva mahasattva, said… Form is emptiness; emptiness also is form. Emptiness is no other than form; form is no other than emptiness.

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Buddhist teachings

In the same way, feeling, perception, formation, and consciousness are emptiness. Thus, …all dharmas are emptiness. There are no characteristics. There is no birth and no cessation. There is no impurity and no purity. There is no decrease and no increase.

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Buddhist teachings

…in emptiness, there is no form, no feeling, no perception, no formation, no consciousness…… no ignorance, no end of ignorance up to no old age and death, no end of old age and death; no suffering, no origin of suffering, no cessation of suffering, no path, no wisdom, no attainment, and no non-attainment.

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Summary

Summary

  • You are the source of suffering & liberation

  • A soft heart & quiet mind can see the truth

  • Ignorance is a mistake in identity

  • Truth sees the mistake & eliminates suffering

  • Compassion & wisdom are the tools

  • Vow of the Bodhisattva

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