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In the beginning…a bit of history

3 Mar

I believe it is useful to know a bit about the historical Buddha, and the context in which his teachings were delivered. Here’s a good short introduction from a book considered to be an authoritative introduction to Buddhist ideas.

The book is “The Foundations of Buddhism”, by Rupert Gethin, a Buddhist scholar based in the UK.

And here’s the extract Some History_ by Gethin



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This image is relevant to teachers too! Having many teaching resources is not the solution to educational issues. Knowing HOW to use them appropriately is more important.

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