Is the Buddha a human or a god? There are many ways to answer this question, though the shortest answer might be a simple “no” since he does not fit easily into either category. In this worksheet, find out more about what the Buddha is considered to be. It includes an introduction, a translation of […]
This worksheet provides an introduction to Pure Land Buddhism, including a scripture about how Amitabha’s Pure Land came to be. Pure Lands This worksheet was created by Chris V. Jones as part of the Who is the Buddha? series.
In the fifth session in our series “Who is the Buddha?” we explored how the Buddha of our time relates to other buddhas – past, future, and elsewhere. In addition, how do the buddhas of mandalas fit in, and what about bodhisattvas? Powerpoint file (including images and additional links and resources in the notes): Who […]
If you read the Scottish curriculum for the Buddhism portion of the National 5 / Higher qualification in RMPS (Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies) you quickly notice something: all the terminology is in Pali. Pupils must learn about kamma, nibbana, the three marks of existence – anicca, anatta and dukkha…. This Pali terminology betrays a […]