Any views expressed within media held on this service are those of the contributors, should not be taken as approved or endorsed by the University, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University in respect of any particular issue.

Buddhism Teaching Resources

Buddhism Teaching Resources

Teach about Buddhism with a little help from Edinburgh Buddhist Studies

Key Concepts resources

Here you can find all the resources created for the 2021 series “Introduction to Key Concepts in Buddhism for RMPS Teachers“, run by Dr Naomi Appleton (Edinburgh University) and Dr Christopher V. Jones (Cambridge University) as part of their AHRC-funded project “Comparative Buddhology in Indian Buddhist Literature”.

This was a series of talks addressing each area of the Buddhism section of the National 5/Higher RMPS curriculum. Recordings of the presentations are available via links through to the University of Edinburgh’s Media Hopper platform. Each recording is accompanied by a powerpoint file containing additional resources and notes.

Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha (‘The Three Jewels’)

Powerpoint file: 1. Buddha Dhamma Sangha

Recording: Session 1 on Media Hopper

Dukkha, Anicca and Anatta (‘The Three Marks of Existence’)

Powerpoint file: 2. Dukkha Anicca Anatta

Recording: Session 2 on Media Hopper

Kamma, Samsara and Nibbana

Powerpoint file: 3. Samsara, Kamma, Nibbana

Recording: Session 3 on Media Hopper

The Eightfold Path and the Five Precepts

Powerpoint file: 4. Eightfold Path Five Precepts

Recording: Session 4 on Media Hopper

Meditation and Puja/Devotion

Powerpoint file: 5. Meditation Puja

Recording: Session 5 on Media Hopper


Report this page

To report inappropriate content on this page, please use the form below. Upon receiving your report, we will be in touch as per the Take Down Policy of the service.

Please note that personal data collected through this form is used and stored for the purposes of processing this report and communication with you.

If you are unable to report a concern about content via this form please contact the Service Owner.

Please enter an email address you wish to be contacted on. Please describe the unacceptable content in sufficient detail to allow us to locate it, and why you consider it to be unacceptable.
By submitting this report, you accept that it is accurate and that fraudulent or nuisance complaints may result in action by the University.