what is buddhism
Choose a story in Wisdom Walk, including the intro story and the ones in “Challenges and Progress on the Path.”
Describe what the story teaches you about Buddhism, global perspectives, and/or the wisdom practice. Relate one of the items you discuss to your own personal experience or a contemporary social and political issue.
Wisdom Practice: Meditation and Buddhism
Discuss one story in Wisdom Walk that teaches you something about Buddhism.
What are your thoughts and experiences with meditation?
You may also look at this contemporary application of meditation in a recent article in The Los Angeles Times (Links to an external site.)
One of the outstanding features of the Buddhist path is the foundation of wisdom from Buddha’s Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path. Explore the meaning of (1) one of the Four Noble Truths; and (2) one of the insights of the Eightfold Path.
- decipher the meaning of the ones you choose and link it to a story in Wisdom Walk
- how are these related to your own journey or a contemporary issue
- do you agree or disagree with these points of view