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Buddhism - The Wheel of Life

  • Feb 5, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Hi all,

We will be carrying on with our discussions of the paintings around the outer edge of the Wheel, paintings of Dependant Origination/Arising.

For those that could not make it last time, this means we are up to painting two: Volitional Formations.

Please try to arrive no later than 7:45pm

Please also print off the Dependant Arising document from the files section here and bring it with you, there are also a couple more files to help support the discussion: 

Documents can be downloaded from here: http://www.meetup.com/easternphilosophy/files/

or directly from these links

1. Wheel of Life Overview - http://files.meetup.com/1292120/WheelOfLife_WikiOverview.doc

2. Dependant Arising - http://files.meetup.com/1292120/Dependant%20Arising.doc

3. Dharma (NEW) - http://files.meetup.com/1292120/Dharma.doc

"Wheel of Life" - http://www.buddhanet.net/wheel2.htm

"The Wheel of life illustrates in a popular way the essence of Buddhist teachings, the four truths, the existence of earthly suffering, its origin and cause, the ending or prevention of misery and the practice path to liberation from suffering.

The Wheel of life describes the cause of evil and its effects mirrored in earthly phenomena just as it is experienced by everyone from the cradle to the grave. Picture by picture it reminds us that everyone is always his or her own judge and is responsible for their own fate, because according to Karma, causes and effects are the fruits of ones own deeds."

See you soon.

Myles

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