AQA GCSE 9-1 BUDDHISM: PRACTISES PART 1

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What does Brahma-viharas mean?
four sublime states- living kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimty
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What does Karma/Kamma mean?
the ethical quality or value of all intentional actions/ words/ thoughts
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What does Metta mean?
loving kindness
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What does Samsara mean?
cycle of birth, death and rebirth
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What does Five Precepts mean?
-panca sila; five guidelines which all Buddhists must follow in order to live compassionately
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What does Six Perfections mean?
-prajna- paramita: six virtues which bodhisattvas work to perfect in themselves
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What do Buddhists follow?
the noble eightfold path to attain enlightenment. The path is also known as the threefold
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What do Buddhists believe?
they believe that all intentional actions/thoughts/words have consequences
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What can actions be?
skilful or unskilful
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What do skilful actions bring?
they bring positive future consequences
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What do unskilful actions bring?
they bring negative future consequences
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What is rebirth?
is the idea of being born into a new lifetime at the end of each life
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How does rebirth link to karma?
Karmic actions will generate the new life and its opportunities and our ability to take them
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What are the Six perfections?
they are the virtues perfected by a bodhisattva in the course of their spiritual development and journey towards enlightenment
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A main hall or building where Buddhists practise together and this will contain a statue of the Buddha
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A meditation hall or building for meetings and lectures
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A study hall or building for meetings and lectures
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A shrine or number of shrines dedicated to Buddha or in Mahayana temples to a Bodhisattva
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A pagoda or stupa, which is a tiered tower or mound-like structure that is sometimes used to contain holy relics
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State one thing you can find inside a Buddhist temple
A monastery (vihara) is a building where a community of Buddhist monks or nuns live
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