Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

Background Living a life in accordance with the Noble Eightfold Path is itself a form of worship. There is no God in Buddhism and Buddhists do not worship Buddha himself as a divine being. The Buddhist community is called the Sangha. The Sangha can refer to a monastic community (Monks living together) or to the … Continue reading Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

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S2 Buddhism Course – Revision Guide

The time is nearing for the S2 Assessment consolidating all your learning for Buddhism this term. You should have a copy of the below mind map to help you with what you should be revising. This guide is to provide a refresher for any bits you need extra help on. You will be able to … Continue reading S2 Buddhism Course – Revision Guide

The Four Sights and Going Forth – Buddhism

The Four Sights are the 4 things that Siddhartha Gautama¬†saw for the first time when he left the palace after living a sheltered life. When thinking about the four sights you need to try to think of it from the perspective of never seeing these things before and how your eyes would be opened to … Continue reading The Four Sights and Going Forth – Buddhism