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Buddhism Facts!

Classroom Project.

Ariana Bell

on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Buddhism Facts!

Buddhism Facts By:
Ariana Bell
and Elijah Waters Buddhism formed in the 5th century Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama.
He lived from 566-480 B.C. Originated in India. Has 350,000,000 followers. Gautama was known as the Buddha, or the "Enlightened One" 4th largest religion in the world The Buddha was an Indian Prince. Early Buddhist text describes legendary gatherings of 500 followers. The Sacred Texts of Buddhism are:
Pali Tipitaka (Pali Canon),
Vajrayana (Tibetan), The teachings of the Buddha consisted of the Four Noble Truths and the belief that the supreme goal of life is Nirvana. "The Book of the Dead" was written by a Tibetan monk. The book decsribes the stages of death in Tibetan view. The actual words of the Buddah are from the Sutras or Suttas Buddhism has the greatest appeal in China, Japan, Korea, and Southwest Asia Beliefs and Values Buddhists don't believe in reincarnation To Buddhists, Karma means good or bad actions a person does Buddhism texts broken into three part:
1.) Sutras
2.) The Vinaya
3.) The Abhidhamma Monks were permitted to eat meat. Moral code had to be obeyed by not killing, stealing, lying, engaging in proper sexual conduct, and part taking of intoxicants. Interesting Facts. The Buddha's cause of death was of old age and body had a reaction to a wild mushroom. There are 8 auspicous symbols:
right-coiled white conch
precious umbrella
victory banner
golden fish
dharma wheel
auspicious drawing
lotus flower
vase of treasure Buddhist holidays:
Buddha's Birthday
Buddha's Enlightenment
Lunar Quarters Dali Lama, leader of the Tibetian Buddhism, won the Noble Peace Prize in 1989. The word Budhi means wisdom so Buddha means wise man There are three jewels of Buddhism:
1.) The Buddha
2.) The Sangha (monastic community)
3.) The Dharma (teachings of the Buddha) Greater then 50% of Buddhism's Teachings are part of Hinduism Citations: Buddhism: An Introduction, Siddhartha Gautama: The Buddha, The Four Noble Truths, Karma, The Cycle of Rebirth . PBS Detroit Public TV. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.pbs.org/edens/thailand/buddhism.htm>. The Buddhist worship in a temple. "Patheos Library." Religion Library: Buddhism. Patheos. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.patheos.com/Library/Buddhism.html>. Shouler, Kenneth. "The Buddhist Moral Code." . Netplaces. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.netplaces.com/world-religions/buddhism/the-buddhist-moral-code.htm>. "Buddhism Facts: History of Buddhism." Buzzle. N.p.. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/buddhism-facts-history-of-buddhism.html>. "Buddhist Temples: Buddhist Facts." Buddhist Facts. N.p.. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.buddhist-temples.com/buddhism-facts/index.html>. Sacred Texts!. 2012. Doicese of Ossory, Carousel,Marriage. Web. 2 Nov 2012. <http://www.ossory.ie/category/parishresources/>. Thank you Google.com Images for our pictures!
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