Welcome to Mrs. Laliberte's Religion Page!
Juniors: Extra Credit opportunity - 30 points
Read The Cat Who Went To Heaven
Get worksheets from me and complete them.
go to www.buddhanet.net
scroll down to Buddha's Life and Teachings
Click on The Life of Buddha
Click on Enter Here
Open one of the 64 lessons, read it and then
click on Exercise. Complete the questions.
Complete 30 lessons,and turn in the questions
Four Noble Truths
Dukkha - All Life is suffering
Tanha - Selfish desire leads to suffering
- By overcoming desire one can overcome suffering
- The way to overcome desire is to follow the
eight fold path
Eight Fold Path
1. Right views - The other three truths must make sense to
you. Following Buddha's teachings should
be whole hearted.
2. Right intent- Is it enlightenment? or Do we drift from
one desire to another? Single mindedness.
3. Right speech - Not just not lying, although that is
included. Pay attention to everything
you say do you always seek to be truthful
and kind? veracity and generosity
4. right conduct - Be aware of your behaviors. What are
your motives? Strive to be generous and
not self-seeking. Follow the five
a. do not kill
b. do not steal
c. do not lie
d. do not be unchaste
e. do not drink intoxicants
5. right livelihood - For the religious, joining an order
and subscribiing to its discipline
for others, choose occupations that
promote life instead of destroying it.
Prohibited occupations include -
butcher, arms maker/dealer, prostitute
6. right effort - Slow, steady, persistent direction of the
will toward spiritual progress.
7. right mindfulness - Overcome the ignorance of your own
nature. Engage in continuance
self-examination. Recognize that
feelings and thought swim in and out
of us and are not a permanent part of
8.right concentration - similar to raja yoga.
The expiration of delusion, craving
and hostility. The direct
perception of Truth not clouded by