A lively 57-minute introduction to Buddhism referring both to the rich diversity of its eastern forms and its expression in the modern west.
Including key stories from the Buddha’s life, it considers some central ideas and practices through the eyes of practising western Buddhists, with sections on:
- the life of the Buddha
- the Dharma (his teachings) – the 4 Noble Truths and 8-fold Path
- the Sangha (Buddhist community) – different ways of living a Buddhist life
- meditation and devotion in Buddhism