orginates in desires for transient things.
can be ceased by the termination of desires.
path to liberation from desires is the eight fold path.
Thoughts and Motives
Shu ( Four Books)
Yu Analects of Confucius
Yung or the Doctrine of the Mean
Hsueh or the Great Learning
Tzu the writings of Meng Tzu (371-289 BCE) a philosopher
who, like Confucius, traveled from state to state
conversing with the government rulers.
Jing or Five Classics
Ching or Classics of History
Ching or Classic of Odes
Ching or Classics of Changes
Ch'iu or Sping and Autumn Annals
Ching or Classic of Rights
harming living beings
taking anything not given
misusing sensual pleasures
speacking falsely or abuusively
taking intoxicating drinks or
eating solid foods after mid-day
engaging in frivolous amusements
adoring one's body
sleeping in a high or luxurious place
involved with money.
Rituals, Properities, Etiqette
Love within the family
Honesty and Trustworthiness
Benvolence, Humanenous toward others
Loyalty to the State
of Buddhism: Theravada and Mahayana
has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic
religion for the future: it transcends a personal God, avoids
dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural & spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the
experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful
unity" Albert Einstein