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Buddhism. By: Teagan welch. Where/When: Started in 560 B.C. - northern India How it started: Founder was Siddhartha Gautama : Went on trip outside palace walls Saw 4 things that forever changed his life Old man Sick man Dead man Beggar. Origins.

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By: Teagan welch



  • Started in 560 B.C. - northern India

    How it started:

  • Founder was Siddhartha Gautama:

    • Went on trip outside palace walls

    • Saw 4 things that forever changed his life

      • Old man

      • Sick man

      • Dead man

      • Beggar


+ Began as an offspring of Hinduism in the country of India

Doctrines teachings
Doctrines & teachings

+Buddhists are encouraged to test everything they read or hear, to see if it stands up to their own standards as true or not

+ The Afterlife Depends on this Life

+ Buddhist aim to educate oneself and meditate in order to escape from this cycle of rebirth, to enter Nirvana.

+ The Eightfold Path

+ The Four Noble Truths

  • +Buddhism teaches all actions have consequences (karma)

  • +Believed in reincarnation

+ Meditation is Key

+ “Without calming our mind, and examining our mind’s nature and its beliefs, we can never reach enlightenment”

Doctrines teachings1
Doctrines & teachings

The Eightfold Path

Four Noble Truths

Right Understanding

Right Thought

Right Speech

Right Action

Right Livelihood

Right Effort

Right Mindfulness

Right Concentration

The truth of suffering (dukkha)

The truth of the cause of suffering (samudaya)

The truth of the end of suffering (nirhodha)

The truth of the path that frees us from suffering (magga)


Buddhism spread through monks, and religious teachings. It also spread by Buddha’s word and so on and so forth.

Turning points
Turning points

+ Major Events were as follow:

- Birth of Siddhartha Guatama

- 1st Buddhist Council

- Buddhist Canon (like a council)

- Reign of Asoka

+ More Major Events…

-Han Dynasty

-Theravada Buddhism

-20th Century existence


+ Buddhism does not consider women as being inferior to men

+ Considers men and women to be equally useful to the society 

+Buddha unhesitatingly accepted that women are capable of realizing the Truth, just as men are

+ Buddhists said women can play and should play as a wife, a good mother in making the family life a success

+ Basically Buddhism gave women credit for doing work as a mother

Modern connections
Modern Connections

  • Buddhist Society of Great Britain, founded (1907).

  • Buddhist Mission Society in Germany, founded (1903).

  • TaishöShinshüDaizokyö edition of Chinese Buddhist Canon printed in Tokyo (1924-1929).

  • Chinese control of Tibetan Buddhism (1950).

  • Founding of World Fellowship of Buddhists (1952).

  • Buddha Jayanti Year, commemorating 2,500 years of Buddhism (1956).

  • Dalai Lama fleesTibet to India (1959).

  • Tibetan Buddhism spreads to western countries.

  • First Theravada Monastery established in USA (1966).

  • First Tibetan (Sakya) Centre founded in USA (1971).

  • Tibetan texts collected, translated and disseminated by Buddhist publishers 1960's.

  • H.H. Dalai Lama receives Nobel Peace Prize (1989).