Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Buddhism

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.


What is Buddhism?

The story of Buddha

Basic Buddhist teaching

Mythology – Lord Buddha

The story of Buddhism

Ananda Pagoda
Ananda Pagoda, Myanmar by Hella Delicious, Flickr Creative Commons

Cherished Mausoleum
Cherished Mausoleum, Manila, by Wayne S. Grazio, Flickr Creative Commons (Second oldest cemetery, the resting place for Chinese citizens denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period.)

Learning about Buddhism and Judaism

The following Youtube clips should provide some field knowledge for the Stage 2 students’ research into Buddhism:

BUDDHISM the history and belief explained (using first five mins only)

What is Buddhism?

Mahabodhi Temple at dusk 6
“Mahabodhi Temple at dusk 6” by Triratna Photos on Flickr Creative Commons

Facts about Judaism