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Om mani padme hum
What they do in
In meditation, the buddhists
try to reach nirvara . Nirvara
is breacking out of the cycle of
birth, life , death , and
rebirth. They also believe
that if someone gains
Elightment when they die,
they will be reborn .
Meditation means training the
mind to empty it of all
thoughts . It also means to
concentrate and relax .
History of meditation
Meditation is a sport of
concentration. Masters of yoga
can stay hours just setting
there. There are many symbols
of meditation, there are also
hand mocions. The way that
most people set in meditation is
with your legs crossed and your
hands on your knes.One of the
way that you make the hands is
to cross your middle finger with
your thoumb. The one that
envented meditation is the
buddha. He could go to the
depest corners of his mind!
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Monotheistic or Polytheistic
Buddhism is a religion
that doesent have any
god but they believe in
the teachings of
( Buddha ).
How to meditate
Get a pillow or soft cushion to sit on.
Find a reasonably quiet room or
Sit down on the mat or cushion
Let your hands rest one in the other
on your lap, palms facing upwards, or
place your hands palm up on your
knees with your thumb touching your
Close your eyes and start to count
When thoughts come into your mind,
try not to follow them.
For a beginner, try to meditate for just
a few minutes -- 10 minutes or so is a
Followers : 360 million
Locations : sri lanka , thailand , myamar ,
combodia , vietnam , bhutan , tibet , korea ,
mangolia , japan , china , taiwan , europe ,
Major branches : thevarada , mahayana
Founder : siddhartha gautama (buddha )
Scriptures : tripitaka , mahayana scriptures
Places of workship : shrines , temples , and
Religious leaders : monks and nuns , lamas
Festivals : birth , death , and enlightenment
The third eye
The little dot in the
midle of the indian eyes
is called the 3 eye or
eye of destiny.
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Different countries have
celebrations. For example in
Japan, Buddhists celebrate the
flower festival, or Hana
Matsuri, to honor Buddha's
birthday. Temples are
decorated with cherry
blossoms and children pour
scented tea over statues of the
baby Buddha. In India,
Buddhists celebrate the
Festival of the Sacred Tooth in
honor of Buddha's first
teaching. One of Buddha's
teeth is paraded around in the
streets as an expression of this
This is the celebration of Buddha's
birth. For Theravada Buddhists, it is
also the celebration of Buddha's
enlightenment and death. During this
celebration, statues of Buddha are
decorated. Offerings are taken to
monasteries, and sometimes there are
This is a time to meditate and study. In
Buddha's time, it was during the rainy
season which meant it was hard to
travel and teach so it was a good time
for meditation and study. During
Vassa, a meditation retreat, all
Buddhists are supposed to set aside
some time for study and meditation. At
the end of Vassa, people bring new
robes to monks.d.
Travels of Buddha
For 6 years Buddha traveled
Indea. But the ansers he fond
were not enough. One day wail
setting under a fig tree and he
fond his anser. This is the way
to end suffering. That was the
day he got his new name, the
Buddha, which means The
This are some
hand symboles of
you do these symboles by
the symbole of
people draw it in
different ways. It
could be purple
it could be any
color but it
needs to show
Symbol of Buddhism
Buddhists don’t believe in any type of
gods.they believe in 4 noble truths:
That suffering is universal
the cause of suffering is the
desire to have and control things.
Suffering ends when we rid ourselves
that desire end that the path to
nirvana or spiritual enlightehment,
involves practiceing the proper
thoughts,speech, and actions .
Buddhists believe in raincarrnation ,
and that life cycles over and over.
Do you know siddhartha is the
moises of the buddhists.
Buddha and his family
Buddhas family lived in India.
When buddha was born his
mom died, so his dad stayed
with him. He was born at a
tree. He liked to go to the
beach and meditate. His name
was SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA.
He became BUDDHA when he
found the four nolbole truths.
And got his new name!
The religion of the buddhists
don’t believe in any gods.
When many folks think of
Buddhists, images of orange
togas and flowers come to mind.
Buddhism is a modern religion
with modern practitioners, and
so more than often they are
wearing Westernized modern
Why orange ?
Dalai lama it alredy existed 14 dalai
lamas. The current dalai lama was born
in india in1935 . He proved he was
dalai lama as a child by recognising
objects that were from the previous
dalai lama .
Buddhism started in India.
Siddhatra didnt really know
that suffering existed then
he went on a voyage through
india and saw lots of diying .
Buddhists believe in reincarnation . They
never dye and their life always continues
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