slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Early Buddhism PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Early Buddhism

Loading in 2 Seconds...

  share
play fullscreen
1 / 27
Download Presentation

Early Buddhism - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

yuval
127 Views
Download Presentation

Early Buddhism

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. 4 Noble Truths Doctrine of no-self acceptance of karma Nirvana ("off the map") Buddha as model of, model for followers arhat - ascetic who strives for nirvana Early Buddhism

  2. BuddhaDharmaSangha

  3. Sutta Pitaka - discourses of Buddha 5 collections arranged in length Vinaya Pitaka - monastic conduct Abhidhamma Pitaka - metaphysics Pali Canon (Tripitaka) Earliest collection of Buddhist teachings

  4. Later developments in Buddhism

  5. TheravadaTeachings of the “elders” “Southern Buddhism” Sri Lanka Myanmar Thailand

  6. Mahayana Buddhism Beginnings date to within 100 yrs. of Buddha's parinirvana China, Tibet, Bhutan, Korea Japan, Vietnam Vajrayana Buddhism

  7. Ideal adept Who/what is the Buddha Understandings of nirvana Proliferation of texts Areas of difference betweenMahayana and Hinayana Buddhism

  8. Early Buddhism: one who strives for nirvana Difficult; gained through many lifetimes of virtue and self-sacrifice But: Buddha chose to teach Bodhisattva - “budding” Buddha Ideal adept

  9. Bodhisattvas of other realms Avalokitesvara

  10. Kwan yin Devotional schools of Mahayana such as Pure Land Buddhism

  11. Early Buddhism: breaking the cycles of existence Off the map or realization of the nature of the map? Samsara is nirvana (texts such as the Prajnaparamita sutras) Ability to see existence as it is Nirvana

  12. Suchness of existence “Emptiness” Nature of reality is interdependence

  13. Meditational schools of Mahayana Buddhism Ch’an (China), Zen (Japan), Son (Korea) Vajrayana Buddhism Tibetan Buddhism

  14. NagarjunaCa. 150-250 CE

  15. Who/what is the Buddha?

  16. Emphasis on the teachingsDharma Buddhanature Awareness of existence of it is Suchness

  17. Modes or manifestations Mode of dharma - dharmakaya Mode of experience - bhogakaya Mode of historical manifestation - nirmanakaya, historical Buddha

  18. Developments in Mahayana & Vajrayana 1. ideal adept bodhisattva; bodhisattvas of other realms 2. who/what is Buddha Buddhanature, "suchness," mode of 3 bodies body of dharma (dharmakaya) body of bliss (bhogakaya) body of historical manifestation (nirmanakaya) historical Buddha 3. Goal - nirvana here and now; samsara is nirvana 4. Proliferation of Mahayana and Vajrayana texts