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Four Noble Truths
1.Life is dukkha
2.The cause of life's dislocation is tanha (desire for private fullfillment)
3.If the cause of life's dislocation is selfish craving, its cure lies in the overcoming of such craving
4.the cure can be accomplished (overcoming tanha through the 8-fold path)
6 moments of dukkha (life's dislocation)
1.trauma of birth
2.pathology of sickness
3.morbidity of decrepitude
4.phobia of death
5.tied to what one dislikes
6.separated from what one loves
5 skandas
1.body
2.sensations
3.thoughts
4.feelings
5.consciousness

(Note: B oycott S ister T urnovsky F or C andy
8-Fold Path
1.Right views
2.Right Intent
3.Right Speech
4.Right Conduct
5.Right Livelihood
6.Right Effort
7.Right Mindfulness
8.Right Concentration
Right Conduct: Commandments
1.Do not kill
2.Do not steal
3.Do not lie
4.Do not be unchaste
5.Do not drink intoxicants
Insights
There are 5 --> look on page 111
Buddha
"Enlightened One", "Awakened One"--Siddhartha Gautama
Dharma
Sublime religious truth; orthodox belief of Buddhism which must be known in order to be enlightened
Ascetic
Person who practices rigorous self-discipline by leading a life of medition and self-denial
Bodhi Tree
Siddhartha Gautama meditated under this tree for 7 days until Enlightenment
Nirvana
Ultimate state of freedom from the cycle of birth and rebirth by achieving selflessness through the understanding that all reality is one
Samsara
The cycle of birth and rebirth based upon one's karma; transmigration of soul
Sangha
Original monastic community established by the Buddha
Karma
Cosmic principle of cause and effect
Selflessness
Achieved through Buddhist meditation; allows people to serve others and concentrate on true perception of reality; no boundaries between ones self and reality of universe
Zen
"Dhyana" - means meditation
Mendicant
A holy man who travels and teaches while relying on the generosity of others for food
Theraveda
Conservative interpretation of Buddhism
Dhammapada
Buddha's teachings on meditation and moral issues in the Theravedic scriptures
Mantra
"sacred utterence"
Zazen
meditation
Three Marks of Existence
anicca - impermanence or transitoriness

dukkha - suffering

anatta - abscense of permanent identity of a soul
NIRVANA
okay this is lame - there are a million definitions - PAGE 113
God & Godhead
God = personal being, cretor of universe by deliberate design

Godhead = ^ not that... page 114-15 -- they don't describe it well