Buddhism Mr. Ornstein Willow Canyon High School World History Buddhism Starts in India Buddhism Starts in India but Spreads East Asia Southeast Asia China Japan Korea Vietnam Thailand Siddhartha Gautama Founder of Buddhism Northeast India (Now Nepal) Was a High Caste Hindu Buddha- ”Enlightened One” Siddhartha Gautama Rejected His Wealth and High Caste Buddhism comes from Hinduism Main Ideas of Buddhism 4 Noble Truths 8 Fold Path/Middle Way Reincarnation Meditation Nirvana Answer??? What does “Mo Money, Mo Problems” mean? 4 Noble Truths To Under Stand Buddhism You Must Believe the Following: “Life Is Suffering” “Wants and Desires Cause Suffering and Make Life Miserable” “Sufferings End when Cravings End” “To Reach Enlightenment You Must Follow the Teachings of the Buddha” Nirvana State of Eternal Happiness Full Union with the Divine Essence Goal for Buddhist to Reach Must Accept 4 Noble Truths Follow 8 Fold Path Eight Fold Path Teachings of the Buddha Way to End Suffering Reincarnation Samsara Like Hinduism, Buddhism believes in Reincarnation. Reincarnation continues until you reach Enlightenment/Nirvana Meditation Central to Buddhism Train Your Mind Part of the 8 Fold Path Important Texts Sutras- Books Containing the Teachings and Lesson of the Buddha Tripitaka- Collection of important Buddhist texts and writing Buddhism Spreads SilkRoads- Series of Trade Routes Connecting India and China. Buddhism Diffuses throughout Asia along the Silk Roads Buddhism in China Buddhism will be more popular in China than India Chinese Peasants liked that Buddhism offered the hope of a better afterlife than the life many of them were living. Three Branches of Buddhism Theravada Mahayana Vajrayana (Tibetan) Zen Buddhism Buddhism popular in Japan Has Elements of Confucianism and Daoism Meditation is very important. Dalai Lama Spiritual and Political Leader of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism China Took Over Tibet and current Dalai Lama is not allowed home. Well Known Buddhists Tina Turner- Orlando Bloom- Tiger Woods- Steven Segal- Kate Bosworth- Richard Gere- Phil Jackson Ticket Out the Door Who is the founder of Buddhism? What are 3 Beliefs of Buddhism? What are three branches of Buddhism? Who is the Dali Lama?