Flashcards in Buddhism Deck (9)
What are the 3 Main lineages?
Therevada, Mahayana and Vajrayana or Tibetan Buddhism
What is the single sacred text?
Unlike many religions, Buddhism has no single central text that is universally referred to by all traditions.
someone who deprives themselves of comforts in the hope of gaining spiritual insight
one who can reach nirvana but delays it for the sake of others
the three 'baskets' or three categories of Buddhist sacred texts
1st rules and regulations for monks and nuns
2nd verbal discourses and teaching of the Buddha
3rd Further Knowledge, Philosophical
Principal beliefs of Buddhism
Core to the teachings of the Buddha in the Tripitaka are the three Jewels, The three marks of existence, The four noble truths and the Noble Eightfold path
The totality of Buddhist teachings about the world and how to live life
The community of monks & nuns