4The Buddha taughtthere was no God.EnlightenmentThis is the most importantgoal for all Buddhists
5“Greed and selfishness can be stopped.” ReminderThe Third Noble Truth.“Greed and selfishness can be stopped.”The Fourth Noble Truth“The best way was to become enlightenedand achieve Nirvana.”
6The three marks of existence The Buddha taught that everything “Annica.”The Buddha taught that everythingin life changes.Nothing lasts.
7The Buddha taught that there was no soul. “Anatta”The Buddha taught that there was no soul.That people change. They have feelings, thoughts , awareness, ideas and a body only.Third mark of existenceDukka“ Suffering is everywhere”Do you agree with this?
9Alms Bowl.The monk asks for alms as part of his daily routine.
10All Buddhists follow the Buddha’s Teaching The Buddhists accept that everything changes. People matter, the universe.People change physically & mentallyThere is suffering.They follow the Noble Eight Fold Path.They accept Karma. That what you do affects your life
11How do Buddhists live? By the Eight Fold Path By the Four Noble Truths By the 5 precepts.
12The THREE JEWELSI go to the Dharma( teaching)for refugeI go to the Sangha( community) for refugeI go to the Buddha for refugerefuge means security safety etc.
13Buddhists sayI go to the Buddha for refugeI go to the Dharma for refugeI go to the Sangha for refuge
14The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech.Perfect speech is truthful. Avoid gossip and words that are hurtful.Perfect Action.Always try to do the right thing. Show kindness to all living creatures.Perfect Livelihood.Do work that is not going to harm anyone, including animals.
154. Perfect EffortPractice good thoughts and actions.5. Perfect AwarenessBe always aware of what you are doing and the consequences for yourself and others.6. Perfect Meditation.This helps to train the mind so that you become calm and in control.
167. Perfect VisionThis is an understanding that life is changing all the time. We can’t find happiness in things that change.8. Perfect EmotionThis is a person having the right attitude to life, showinggood will to all.
17Things a Buddhist will have at home HowAWorshipWouldBuddhistThings a Buddhist will have at homeA Buddha ImageThis will be where they can offer prayerIt may be A statueIt may be A paintingPlaced in a ShrineDecorated with candlesThey will make Offerings to the ImageThey will be water flowers and incense
18Buddhist Temples All Buddhists will go to The Temple In the Shrine Room there will be:There will be a Buddha FigureOfferings;candles flowers waterA bell & gong used in meditationBuddhist scripturesCushions to sit on for meditation
19Becoming a Buddhist Monk For men this is a duty to attempt if even for a week.
20The monk is only allowed the items that you see. An alms bowl, a robe, a knife, a water strainer, some thread and a needle and (YOU COULD FIND OUT WHAT THE FINAL ITEM IS IN THE PICTURE)
45Buddhism could be described as a way of life or a religion. It is a disciplined life that involves meditation and prayer.It is quite simple involving behaviour to avoid and practices that one can improve.The most striking belief is that there is no God. The most interesting concept is that there is no soul. The idea of reincarnation for Buddhists is important. They also believe in Karma. It all depends on how you live your life.In a world today with lots of stress and worries about mankind’s future on the planet, Buddhism is welcome safe place for believers. Buddhism speaks to the environment. It also speaks to the individuals’ need for inner peace.