Workshop 9: Buddhism 1: Waking Up

Workshop 9: Buddhism 1: Waking Up
Workshop 9: Buddhism 1: Waking Up

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  • When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it's bottomless, that it doesn't have any...
  • Reading some sections of the Buddhist scripture, The Dhammapada , could be a useful endeavor. Read to find verses that particularly speak...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the Dhammapada Newsprint, markers, and tape Description of Activity Participants engage with the most...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1, Buddhism Background Optional: Books...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Life of the Buddha " Leader Resource 2, Images of the Buddha , and tape Preparation for Activity Read...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, The Eightfold Path Newsprint, markers, and tape Long strip from a roll of drawing paper, or...
  • Materials for Activity A poster of the UU Principles Newsprint with the eight elements of the Eightfold Path, from Activity 2 Newsprint,...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Buddhism Fact Sheet Description of Activity Participants go over some basic tenets of Buddhism...
  • Materials for Activity Religions Time Line (from Workshop 1) Sticky notes and fine-point markers World map or globe Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Taking It Home handout Preparation for Activity Download...
  • Review the workshop with your co-leader: Did the activities work well? Which were less successful? Could everyone participate? Did everyone...
  • Materials for Activity Poster of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles Notepads and writing implements Preparation for Activity...
  • Preparation for Activity See the general suggestions on Engagement in the program Introduction, under Implementation. If there is a...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the film The Buddha DVD player, television, or monitor Paper and pencils Optional: Snacks, such as popcorn...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 4, Occupations Large index cards, a handful for each participant Markers Preparation for Activity...
  • When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it's bottomless, that it doesn't have any...
  • The name "Buddha" means "enlightened one" or "awakened one." However, the founder of the Buddhist religion was not born enlightened. He was...
  • Founded/Created: 531 BCE (more than 2,500 years ago). Adherents: 360 million, primarily in the East but growing worldwide. Ranking: Sixth...
  • Buddhism is a religion based on rationality, objectivity, personal experience, and practice. It does not say anything about God. In fact,...
  • The first image is of the reclining Buddha; second image is of the Chinese Buddha; third image is of the Japanese Buddha by Jim Mills;...
  • Before B eginning the Eightfold Path: Right Association Since we are influenced by our companions, it is very important to have people...
  • Lawyer, butcher, trash collector, thief, corporate executive, full-time parent, lobbyist, hair stylist or barber, grocer, graphic artist,...
  • The Religion Facts website is a good, objective source of information about many religions, including Buddhism . Various artistic...

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