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Buddhism, Java
Picture, Name, Object, Material, Ethnic Group, Region
28
Art History
12/10/2012

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Asoka Pillar Capital at Sarnath

Sculpture

Stone

Buddhism

India

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Buddhism
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[image]
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Queen Maya's Dream from Bharhut Stupa

Relief

Stone

Buddhism

India

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[image]
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King Vidudabha Visiting Buddha from Bharhut Stupa

Relief

Stone

Buddhism

India

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Sanchi Stupa

Architecture/Sculpture

Stone

Buddhism

India

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[image]
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Buddha Preaching Law at Sarnath

Sculpture

Stone

Buddhism

India

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[image]
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Buddhism in Java
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Borobudur Stupa

Architecture/Sculpture

Stone

Buddhism

Indonesia

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Tale of Shakyamuni
Definition
Prince of warrior caste, married, kids, wealthy & luxury, sought salvation through meditation, meditated 49 days under tree until enlightened, became buddha, preached path to nirvana, gave 1st sermon at Sarnath
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4 Noble Truths
Definition
Life=Suffering
Suffering=Due to Desire
Overcome Desire=Stop Suffering
When Suffering Stops=Path to Nirvana
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Buddha's Teachings
Definition
Caste System is bad, Preached to everyone, Strive for morality & spiritual perfection, Break reincarnation cycle through meditation & karma
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8 Fold Path
Definition
1.Knowledge/Understanding
2. Purpose
3. Speech
4. Actions
5. Occupation
6. Effort
7. Self Awareness
8. Meditation
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Importance of 8 Fold Path
Definition
Helps reach nirvana, Everything you do reflects path to nirvana
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Asoka
Definition
King caused spread of Buddhism, Suppressed local religious customs, sent Missionaries, Built stupas & monasteries to mark sacred sites, Expanded 8 stupas to 8,000
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Pillars
Definition
Mark Buddha's life, Pilgrimage stops, Lion is most famous because it marks 1st sermon,
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Queen Maya's Dream
Definition
Carried away by four spirits to a Lake in the Himalayas, Spirits bathed and clothed her in heavenly attire, An white elephant holding a white lotus entered her womb, Elephant disappeared and queen awoke, Wise men told her she would mother the "purest one", there was a big celebration for rich and poor, this refers to buddha's birth
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Sanchi Stupa
Definition
Built by King Asoka, held Buddha relics
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Wheel
Definition
1st Sermon, Law
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Red Umbrella/Empty Throne
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Buddha Holy Presence
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Elephant
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Maya's Dream/Conception of Buddha
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Riderless Horse
Definition
Buddha's leaving father's home & material world
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Bodhi tree
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Buddha's enlightenment
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Lotus
Definition
Enlightenment, 8-fold path, Power, Purity
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Animals
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Past Lives
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Foot Prints
Definition
Symbols of chakravartin, Universal ruler
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Stupa
Definition
Buddha's release into nirvana
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Elongated Earlobes
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Represent giving up wealth
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Mudras
Definition
Hand gestures describing Buddha