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5 precepts of Buddhism

No killing
No stealing
Sexual offenses
No lying
No alcohol

2

Dangers

They say they don’t need god
They practice zen meditation which opens mind to demonic

3

2 branches of Buddhism

Hinayana & mahayana

4

Four Indian castes

Brahmans - priests
Kshatriyas- warriors
Vaishyas- peasants
Shrudas- artists
The name is Dalits

5

Buddha

The teacher

6

Eightfold path

Guide to behavior “works”

7

Mahabharata

Story of human hero’s

8

Nirvana

Becoming one with universe

9

Dharma

A persons duties
The teachings

10

Hindu Kush

Northern India

11

Ramayana

Love story

12

Rajah

Chief

13

Stupas

Temples

14

Sanghas

The community

15

Tripitaka

Holy writings

16

Upanishads

2nd great book of Hindi religious writing

17

Vedas

Book of knowledge

18

Varna’s

Four social classes

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Brahma

The creator

20

Vishnu

The preserver

21

Shiva

The destroyer

22

3 questions

Why is there pain suffering and death?

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Middle way

Key to life -must live a life of moderation

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Four noble truths

All people suffer
People suffer because of worldly desires
You can end suffering by eliminating worldly desires
You can eliminate worldly desires by following the eight fold path