The Beggining (the first Buddha)
Sidartah Gottama was the first buddha.
He was brought up completely innocent
In a trip away from the palace he saw 4 sights.
The four sights were an old man, a sick man, a dead man and a holy man (aescetic)
He ran away from his palace.
He met five aescetics and joined them.
He Realised that extremes wern't the best path.
He followed the middle way.
He reached enlightenment
The Three Jewels/Refuges and The Four Nobel Truths
The Three Jewels/Refuges
The Darmah (the teachings)
The Sangah (the comunity)
The Four Nobel Truths
Dukkha - There is suffering
Tanha - Suffering is caused by selfish craving
Niroda - There is a way to stop suffering
Magga - The escape is the Middle Way
The Eight-Fold path/The Middle Way
The Five Precepts and The Three Universal Truths
The Five Precepts
I understand to refrain from sensual/sexual misconduct
I understand to refrain from intoxicating substances
I understand to refrain from taking that which is not given freely
I understand to refrain from taking a life
I understand to refrain from speaking that which is not the truth
The Three Universal Truths
Anicca - Contant change
Anatta - No self
Dukkha - Suffering
Words and definitions
Anicca - constant change
Anatta - no self
Nirvana - enlightenment
Buddha - enlightened one
Samsarah - cycle of rebirth
Karma - cause and effect
Dukkha - there is suffering
Tanha - suffering is caused by selfish craving
Niroda - there is an escape from suffering
Magga - the escape is the eight-fold path
Metta - loving kindness