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 Art History 307: Early Chinese Art: From Antiquity to the 10th Century: #5 Buddhism
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Traveling over the "Silk Road" land route as well by the southern sea route from India, Buddhist teachings and images were introduced to China as early as the 1st c.
BCE, but did not find wide acceptance until the 3rd c.
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 The Indus Valley and Hindus
Sometime around 6000 BCE a nomadic herding people settled into villages in the Mountainous region just west of the Indus River.
After 5000 BCE the climate in their region changed, bringing more rainfall, and apparently they were able to grow more food, for they grew in population.
In the decades around 1000 BCE came a shortage of rainfall, and, running from drought, Aryan tribes trekked eastward along the foot of the Himalayan mountains, where jungles were less dense and rivers easier to cross.
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 CMA Teacher Preview Tours : Journey to Asia Glossary
A philosophy that emerged in China during the fifth century BCE, advocating social harmony and rule by enlightened, educated men.
Appearing around the fifth century BCE, Daoism is a system of belief centered on a harmonious relationship between man and the natural order.
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Herodotus probably was born in 483 BCE in the Greek city-state of Halicarnassus in Asia Minor, south of Miletus and close to the island of Cos.
Although Herodotus himself could not remember events of the war, he was able to interrogate in his researches on the Persian wars old men who were eyewitnesses to the invasion and/or participants in the war, whether as part of Xerxes' forces or as part of the Greek resistance.
By the mid-fifth century BCE, when Herodotus was in the prime of life, Athens had become a great imperial city which was the cultural capital of the Greek world.
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 Eastern Philosophy, Glossary of Terms (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
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 The Way We Eat:  The Ancients
This era in history, around 500 BCE, has been referred to as the beginning of the Age of Reason and it is undoubtedly significant that two of its greatest thinkers took exception to the standard dietary habits of their time.
One ancient ruler who lived the sumptuous life and waged war on his neighbors was Asoka of India, born around 291 BCE and known in the East as Asoka the Great.
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It is sufficiently clear that their rivalry, terminated in 483-82 BCE by the ostracism of Aristides, turned largely on the fact that Themistocles was the advocate of a policy of naval expansion.
In 487 the omce lost much of its importance owing to the substitution of the lot for election: the chance that the lot would at the particular crisis of 483 BCE fall on Themistocles was obviously remote: and the Athenaion Politeia is generally wrong about Themistocles.
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The claim is that this was in 445 BCE (before the common era) From this point are counted the 7 weeks and the 62 weeks, together 69 weeks.
And when we count from 445 BCE 483 solar years, then we end up in 38 CE, and everybody agrees that by then Jesus was dead and buried for quite a while.
The seven weeks start in the year 3338 after creation, 423 BCE, with the destruction of the first Temple and the exile of the Jewish people.
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Baha'u'llah 1817-1892 CE = BCE stands for "Before the Common Era." It is eventually expected to replace BC, which means "Before Christ." BC and BCE are also identical in value.
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 .:The Institute of Interfaith Dialog:.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Buddhism was founded in Northern India by the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama, circa 563-483 BCE).
At the age of 29, he left his wife, children and political involvement's in order to seek truth; this was an accepted practice at the time for some men to leave their family and lead the life of an ascetic.
In 535 BCE, he reached enlightenment and assumed the title Buddha (one who has awakened).
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He was born circa 563 BCE in Lumbini which is in modern-day Nepal.
It was an accepted practice at the time for some men to leave their family and lead the life of an ascetic.
In 535 BCE, he attained enlightenment and assumed the title Buddha (one who has awakened).
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More recent date setting suggests that some time around 410 BCE is more accurate.
Depending on which set of dates one uses, the founding year could be either 528 BCE or 589 BCE.
Sacred or Revered Texts: The teachings of the Buddha were not originally written down, but were transmitted in an oral tradition for several centuries.
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Buddhism developed out of the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who, in 535 BCE, reached enlightenment and assumed the title Buddha.
Around 563 BCE, a baby named Siddhartha Gautama was born in Nepal.
His father was a ruler, and as such Gautama lived a life with many luxuries.
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 The Prophecy of Daniel 11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 240 BCE, the king of the North, Seleucus II, attempted to invade Egypt in response to the humiliation he had suffered at the hands of Ptolemy III.
In 170 BCE, when Antiochus IV felt secure about the state of his own kingdom, he decided to take Egypt by force in what came to be known as the Sixth Syrian War.
Worsening the situation was the fact that, in 32 BCE, Antony divorced his Roman wife, Octavia (the sister of Octavius) and ceded many of the eastern Roman territories to Cleopatra and their children.
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Note: The Latin poet, Virgil, who lived just before Christ (70-19 BCE), was a real mortal man who by medieval times had attained a reputation of being divine, or semi-divine.
One of the many legends that evolved about the Roman poet was that his mother, Maia, or Magia, was a virgin.
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This posture is associated with the frist sermon g iven by the Buddha after attaining enlightenment.
The historical Buddha lived from 563 BCE to 483 BCE, and was born a prince into a powerful family.
However the prince gave up his wealth and family to find a way for mankind to escape suffering.
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You will see that since the solar year exceeds the lunar year by around 11 days, there will be an extra month added around every three years.
Thus 445 BCE plus 483 years (69 X 7) ends up 38 CE, and by then everyone admits that Jesus was already dead.
Another difficulty is that Christians, for lack of a better answer, claim that the 70th week will take place when Jesus returns in his second coming as a king.
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The founder of Buddhism was an historical person, Siddhatta Gtama who lived in North India from 563 BCE to 483 BCE.
His father was Suddhodana the ruler of the Sâkyas a people inhabiting a country which lay on the border between modern Nepal and India.
At the time of his birth his mother Mahâmâyâ was on a journey and he was born in a park at Lumbini on the full moon day of the month of April-May in the year 563 BCE.
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BCE 273-237), Vardhamana Mahavira (the great Jain teacher, 6th century, B.C.), and Kumarapala (r.
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The Buddha is believed to have lived from 563 to 483 BCE.
For three centuries after his death, the teachings that make up the Dhammapada were transmitted orally; they were committed to writing during the 1st century BCE.
The Dhammapada was written in Pali, the language of the canon of Theravadan Buddhism, the school of Buddhism whose traditional home is South Asia (Sri Lanka, Myanmar/Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and to some extent, Vietnam).
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Beginning around 1500 BCE India was influenced by the Vedic religion, or "Brahmanism," the Aryan warriors had brought to the land
Siddhartha Gautama was born in the 6th or 5th century BCE in the Sakya kingdom, of which his parents were king and queen.
The tradition is believed to have developed roughly between 100 BCE and 100 AD, expanding north and east first into northwestern India and the Himalayas, Central Asia, and China, then later to Korea and Japan and eventually to Tibet in the 7th century
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 The Benefits of Seeing the Relics
When the Buddha lived in India in approximately 563 BCE the people of that time had the opportunity to actually see and hear him, to be blessed by him in his human form.
In approximately 483 BCE the Buddha left the earth by passing into nirvana (the enlightened state) during the body's death.
At that time he compassionately left relics so that today we still have the opportunity to receive the blessings of the Buddha, directly.
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Agnosticism abides by the Humanist philosophy which stresses the inherent dignity and worth of each person, concern for the interests and welfare of human beings, and asserts that every individual has the capacity for self-actualization without the use of supernaturalism.
Buddhism is based on the teachings of the Buddha who lived in India from about 563 to 483 BCE (or BC).
Many of these religious traditions honor the ancient scriptures called Vedas which were written down beginning in about 1500 BCE (or BC), but which many Hindus believe were heard thousands of years before that.
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