Buddhism Colley & Cristal (Early Life of Buddha (Later life of Buddha,…
Buddhism Colley & Cristal
Buddha has left a great legacy in China
Many people in China Practice Buddhism today
Somewhere around 495 and 535 million people practice Buddhism
Since Buddhism started in India it was hard to get the word out but because of the Silk road. Buddhist Monks traveled into China and thought them about Buddhism
Buddha develop the concept of Meditation
Four noble Truths
Life is full of suffering from birth to death
People suffer because they desire things that do not last
The way to end suffering is to stop desiring things
The way to get rid of desire is to follow the "Eight fold Path"
Eight fold Path
3.Right speech. Speak words that are truthful and not harmful
Right understanding. It is important to be certain that you understand the teachings of the Buddha correctly
2.Right thought. Think thoughts that are pure and good.
4.Right action Treat people well, as you would like to be treated.
Right work. Do not harm others as you earn a living.
6.Right effort. Keep trying to become a better person; stop bad habits.
Right mindfulness. Be mindful (or aware) of what you are doing and what is going on around you; always think about how you live
Right meditation. Meditate correctly each day to clear your mind of desires and be able to find peace and truth.
Early Life of Buddha
Later life of Buddha
Later he saw a holy man, he had given up everything he owned
From that moment on he tried to pursue a life with out suffering.
He became the enlightened one and became known as the Buddha
5.He later traveled around India but could still not find away to cure suffering.
After this Buddha became a teacher. This is very important because it was for told in his prophecy, remember?
He had many students. He taught them his beliefs like the Four Noble Truths and the Eight Fold Path
He died Kushinagar, India
And Now the beliefs had spread out in China. And many people now practice Buddhism.
As soon as he left he saw a dead man a sick man and a old man
He soon left the temple and presued his religous life
His father held him in the ''castle'' so he could never have any problems and try to help other people.
His real name is Siddhartha Gautama
He had a prophecy it was for told that he was ether to become a king or religious leader.
He grew up as a prince in Nepal
Quotes about his Life
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment
What you think.You become. What you feel. You attract. What you imagine. You create
The trouble is, you think you have time.
The tongue is like a sharp knife, kills without drawing blood