Wisdom of the Buddha - Buddhism - Past and Present Wisdom of the Buddha - Buddhism Past and Present has been designed for students of religious studies. After being presented with the question - Can you escape from life's suffering?, the reader is introduced to the basics of Buddhist teaching, the schools of Buddhism and the spread of Buddhist ideas from East to West. How the concept of karma is used in a business context in the Western world is also examined.
The assignments in the book lead the reader to produce their own knowledge about Buddhist concepts. The book includes assignments such as creating an overview of the tenets of Buddhism, written composition and oral explanations about the teachings of dharma as well as examining aspects of Buddhist philosophy in relation to the contemporary world and one's own life.
Wisdom of the Buddha - Buddhism Past and Present can be used in religious studies classes in high school, upper secondary school and adult education.