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Buddhism 101. *4 Noble Truths *Nirvana *8 Fold Path *The Middle Path. Four Noble Truths. 1. To be alive means to endure suffering.

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buddhism 101

Buddhism 101

*4 Noble Truths *Nirvana*8 Fold Path *The Middle Path

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  • To be alive means to endure suffering.
    • During our lifetime, we inevitably have to endure physical suffering such as pain, sickness, injury, tiredness, old age, and eventually death
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  • The origin of suffering is attachment.
    • Because the objects of our attachment are transient, their loss is inevitable, thus suffering will necessarily follow.
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  • It is possible to stop suffering.
    • the idea that suffering can be ended by attaining dispassion, resulting in the state of Nirvana
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  • There is a path to stopping suffering.
    • a gradual path of self-improvement, which is described in the Eightfold Path.
    • It is the middle way between the two extremes of excessive self-indulgence (hedonism) and excessive self-mortification (asceticism)
1 wisdom
1 (Wisdom)
  • Right View
    • Since our view of the world forms our thoughts and our actions, right view yields right thoughts and right actions.
2 wisdom
2 (Wisdom)
  • Right Intention
    • 1. the intention of renunciation, which means resistance to the pull of desire.
    • 2. the intention of good will, meaning resistance to feelings of anger and aversion
    • 3. the intention of harmlessness, meaning not to think or act cruelly, violently, or aggressively, and to develop compassion.
3 ethical conduct
3 (Ethical Conduct)
  • Right Speech
  • abstain from
    • 1. false speech, (lying)
    • 2. to abstain from slanderous speech and not to use words maliciously against others
    • 3. to abstain from harsh words that offend or hurt others, (cursing)
    • 4. to abstain from idle chatter that lacks purpose or depth (gossip)
4 ethical conduct
4 (Ethical Conduct)
  • Right Action
  • Abstain from
    • 1. harming sentient beings, especially to abstain from taking life (including suicide) and doing harm intentionally
    • 2. taking what is not given, which includes stealing, robbery, fraud
    • 3. sexual misconduct.
5 ethical conduct
5 (Ethical Conduct)
  • Right Livelihood
  • Abstain from
    • 1. dealing in weapons,
    • 2. dealing in living beings (including raising animals for slaughter as well as slave trade and prostitution),
    • 3. working in meat production and butchery
    • 4. selling intoxicants and poisons, such as alcohol and drugs
6 mental development
6 (Mental Development)
  • Right Effort
    • 1. to prevent the arising unwholesome states not yet arisen
    • 2. to abandon unwholesome states that have already arisen,
    • 3. to arouse wholesome states that have not yet arisen
    • 4. to maintain and perfect wholesome states already arisen.
7 mental development
7 (Mental Development)
  • Right Mindfulness
  • Contemplation of
    • 1. the body
    • 2. feeling (repulsive, attractive, or neutral)
    • 3. the state of mind
    • 4. phenomena.
8 mental development
8 (Mental Development)
  • Right Concentration
    • one-pointedness of mind, meaning a state where all mental faculties are unified and directed onto one particular object developed through meditation.
nirvana
Nirvana
  • Nirvana
  • Nirvana is the state free from suffering and individualexistence, also known as "Enlightenment".
  • The attainment of nirvana breaks the otherwise endless rebirth cycle of reincarnation, and is the ultimate goal of all Buddhists.
the middle path
The Middle Path
  • A life lived between the extremes of self-denial and self-indulgence, neither hedonist nor ascetic.
  • Attained through adherence to the eight-fold path.