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Buddhist Rituals and Worship
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Buddhist Worship and Rituals

Through temples and monasteries and rituals. and many more. and there are many rituals in which worshippers thank them for doing so. Monks and nuns carry these traditions by practising the religion. including those for everyday worship. birth. death. the Buddhist people keep their .Introduction The Buddhist people have many elaborate rituals and worship traditions.

candles. has a special room in the house for a shrine .Regular Worship u u u In most Buddhist houses.helps to achieve calmness and clarity Can worship at home or at a Buddhist temple (left) A shrine in a Buddhist Temple . Many Buddhists meditate -allows mind to settle .a Buddha Statue. incense.

Buddhist will be blessed by a nun or monk. Jokata = Maker of Clarity (fem. Death .) u Blessings for: – Protection – Health – Happiness – Noble Qualities u Birth u u u u Believed to be natural result of being born Kept in house for 3-7 days Body is burned to let the spirit escape Before death.Various Rituals Can take baby to monastery u Request name with special meaning eg.

called Sangha) – Can enter at young age Receive a new Buddhist name Head is shaved A group of Tibetan Monks – – .Monks u u Live in monasteries with few possessions Full Moon – Celebrate important events in Buddha’s life – Offerings brought for monks Monks chant blessings – u Initiation (entering monk community.

Buddhist Beliefs By Matt Cindric .

. They believe that the world is imperfect and that they can fix it by achieving Nirvana (the end of imperfectness).Buddhist Beliefs The Buddhist people are very devoted to their religion. They also believe in many other things such as the philosophy of Duhka and Karma.

Beliefs: Words Anatta.Actions that effect future lives • .Suffering and everything that is unsatisfactory •Karma.The belief that there is nothing called a soul •Anicca. the belief that nothing lasts •Duhka.Impermanence.

Beliefs: Main beliefs They do not believe in god • They believe that by following the teachings of the Buddha they will find peace • The Buddha found ways to overcome the imperfectness • They meditate • They believe that the Buddha was human • .

Beliefs: Noble truths First Noble Truth: Duhka happens everywhere at all times • Second Noble Truth: Duhka is caused by greed and selfishness • Third Noble Truth: Greed and selfishness can be stopped • Fourth Noble Truth: The way to stop selfishness is to follow the noble Eightfold path • .

Click to edit Master subtitle style BUDDHISM ORIGINS Olivia Bowyer .

But all he had to do was close his eyes. He was an amazing person that went out to seek the truth.Introductory The Buddha was not a god or a legend. and look within himself. . almost starved to death and slept on beds of thorns. He traveled all over finding help from others like him.

and sick people He was horrified. could not enjoy castle life any longer .The beginning u u u u u u u Siddharta Gautama founded Buddhism Was born 2500 years ago Was son of the king in northern India Had a wonderful and luxurious childhood Wanted to know how the rest of the world lived Went to a nearby village and found poor.

slept on beds of thorn. leaving behind family After he crossed the river.The Journey u u Siddharta Gautama Left the palace. traded his silk robe for a orange cloth one Cut off hair. almost starved u u u u u . gave all the jewels to a servant who took him there Left his servant and became a poor holy person Saught out many other men who gave up everything to look for truth Did yoga like exersizes that were supposed to help fing the truth Lived in forests.

The end of the search u u u he found what he was lookingat a place. sat until he found the truth u instead of looking outside he looked inside himself . nowadays Siddharta Gautama Arrived for called Budh Gaya changed to the Buddha.Bo tree. meaning Siddharta Gautama the down under a Sat awakened one.

BuddhismTimeline .

To know detailes. many wars occurred. (Siddhartha Gautama) traveled to many country and gave missions about successful life. Buddha. because of Buddhism philosophy. But as time goes by. Let’s look at the timeline of Buddhism. .Introductory u By the time.

China. and Zen sects in Japan 1 3t h C e nt ur y Soviet Communist attack on Buddhism in Mongolia 1950CE~ nowadays 1920 CE 15th Century Chinese communist attacks Buddhism Many countries at. Japan. Tibet.1st council results in four factions 560~480 BCE Siddhartha Gautama. 297 BCE -King Asoka converted to Buddhism -And sends missionaries to other countries 21th Century 5~9th Century Decline of Buddhism in Northern India.Decline of Buddhism in southern India tack Buddhism . and etc. Buddha’s life 479 BCE Timeline-Buddhism entered Buddhism into Asia (Korea.

Vietnam) u 13th Century Decline of the Buddhism in Northern India u . u 5~9 Century Buddhism enters to Asia(Korea.Buddhism timeline details 560~480 BCE Siddhartha Gautama was born and taught many people about mercy. And Asoka sends out Buddhist missionaries to other countries. China. u 297BCE -King Asoka converted to Buddhism for first in official way. -Existence is suffering -The cause of suffering is within the self -An end to suffering is possible . Tibet.following the Eightfold Path ends suffering and leads to Nirvana. u 479CE 1st council results in four factions one year after Buddha’s death.

u Soviet Communist attacks→Buddhism in Mongolia u Chinese Communists attack Buddhism .Buddhism timeline details u 15th Century 21st Century 1920CE 1950 CE~ Nowadays Decline of Buddhism in Southern India. u Many countries attack on Buddhism.

Buddhism important locations .

There are many different religious sites that are very important to the Buddhism culture. Then at 80 years old the Buddha died in kushinagara India. this location is very important because that is where the Buddha would meditate and achieved clarity under a sacred Bo tree. Introductory Paragraph . Another spot is in Lumbini Nepal it was where the Buddha was born. There is the Budh Gaya which is located in northern India.