Choose one of the following topics of Buddhism to bring new information to your classmates for further discussion: Go beyond the textbook to at least one other source and include it. Discuss only one in 3 paragraphs: Points off if not at least 3 paragraphs, but no more than 5 paragraphs.
A. Give a short biography of Siddhartha Gautama. who became the Buddha. What does his desire and search for liberation of the soul suggest for modern seekers after religious experience?
B. Discuss how the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path can help one to overcome desire and suffering?
C. Discuss the Path of Thereveda Buddhism including its origin and its teachings. What application does this path have for modern religious practice?
D. Discuss the Path of Mahayana Buddhism including its origin and its teachings. What application does this path have for modern religious practice?