World Religions: Buddhism

By: Lydia Covone

Buddhisms Most Important Belief

The most important belief in Buddhism is the Four Nobel Truths. 1. The truth of dukkha

2. the truth of the cause of dukkha 3. the truth of the end of dukkha 3. the truth of the path that frees us from dukkha

Dukkha is usually translated into suffering.

The Four Noble Truths are the basics of Buddhas teachings.

Why do Buddhist believe in the Four Noble Truths

They believe in the Four Noble Truths because understanding the Four noble Truths frees you from a cycle of life and death.

Buddhist Believe In Buddhism Because...

Buddhism has answers to questions and problems we have. It also helps you understand the human mind. Buddhism focuses on peace too and some are interested in that as well.

How Do Extremist Justify Its Actions Against Nonbelievers

On Oct 5 1963 a Buddhist set himself on fire as a act of protest because government troops killed 9 Buddhist for caring the Buddhist flag on a Buddha's birthday. They were forbidden from this because the president was bias against Buddhist.

Current Event

In a town in Tibet people are rescuing shrimp from the mud. They are doing this because the Buddha taught them that you should treat everyone with love and compassion no matter how small. The effect is positive because it teaches people about what Buddhism is about and gives Buddhist a good impression.

Art / Artifact

The Eightfold path is a major symbol in Buddhism. The Eightfold Path is the path to enlightenment. Enlightenment is when you have compete awareness of your self.

The Eightfold Path is:

1. Right Understanding

2. Right Thought

3. Right Speech

4. Right Action

5. Right Livelihood

6. Right Effort

7. Right Mindfulness

8. Right Concentration

Big image

Poem

Better

from the Dhammapada


Better than a thousand

Hollow words

Is one word that brings peace


This shows how Buddhist value peace.

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