Presentation on theme: "Name 1/23/12Pd # Asoka: 3 VIPs. Chapter 5 Section 3 Buddhism & India’s Golden Age Wrap Up."— Presentation transcript:
Name 1/23/12Pd # Asoka: 3 VIPs
Chapter 5 Section 3 Buddhism & India’s Golden Age Wrap Up
Ahimsa: total & complete nonviolence Former Jainism leader: Shri Tulsi
Siddhartha Gautama Hindu Prince Became known as the Buddha Discovered the 4 Noble Truths & created the Eightfold Path
Buddha: Enlightened One
4 Noble Truths 1.Life is full of suffering. 2.Suffering is caused by desire of impermanent things. 3.Remove desire to remove suffering from life. 4.Follow the Eightfold Path to achieve a life without desire and reach enlightenment.
Nirvana Reach total enlightenment Break the chain of reincarnation No more suffering through living lives
Dharma Collective teachings of Buddhism Buddhist must follow these teachings to successfully understand the 4 Noble Truths & Eightfold Path
Asoka: Greatest Mauryan King After causing devastating destruction to a neighboring enemy Asoka became Buddhist and lived by the principal of ahimsa. He played a huge role in the spread of Buddhism across India.
Film Clip! 3 VIPs!
Chandra Gupta I Leader of the Gupta Empire Not related to Chandragupta of Mauryan Empire Married king’s daughter to gain more land.