Essentials of Buddhism

Summary of the beliefs and practices of Buddhism. You may access the seminary level course on this subject by Dr. Tennent, by going to Introduction to Buddhism.

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Summary of the beliefs and practices of Buddhism. You may access the seminary level course on this subject by Dr. Tennent, by going to Introduction to Buddhism.

Lectures

1

Discussion of the events surrounding the emergence of Siddhartha Gautama as the Buddha.

2

Description of how Buddhism became a religion. It expanded into 3 branches, Therevada, Mahayana, and Vajranyana.

3

Discussion of how Mahayana Buddhism has opened the door to different schools of thought or lineages of Buddhism.

4

Discussion of Vajranyana Buddhism, which is also known as Tibetan Buddhism.

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