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Year 8: World Religions: Buddhism

Places of Worship. Inside a Buddhist Temple

Inside a Buddhist temple. 2019. ClickView video. Duration: 7 min. 

Gain an understanding of the core beliefs of Buddhism and the importance of temples in worship and devotion. 

Books from the Library

Below is a selection of books on Buddhism. Browse the Non Fiction shelves for others at call numbers:

200 -- Religion (including books on world religions, which may have a chapter on Buddhism)

294.3 -- Buddhism

Library eResource - Britannica School

Library eBooks on Buddhism

Accessing eBooks

You may be prompted to log in when you click on a link to these Gale eBooks.

Use the Log in via Microsoft option (using your Loreto email address). 

Genius of the Ancient World. Buddha

Buddha. 2015. ClickView video. Duration: 45 min. 

Understanding World Religions. What is Buddhism?

What is Buddhism? 2003. Clickview video. Duration: 24 mins. 

Take a detailed look at this religion, its history and how it is practiced in families, and through interviews with monks and nuns. 

From the Web

Collage of Buddhist imagery

Buddhist imagery

Discovering Sacred Texts. Buddhism

The British Library 2019. Discovering sacred texts: Buddhism. Online video, 2 October. Duration: 9 mins. 

Find out how different Buddhist traditions practices their faith through the concept of the Three Jewels: the Buddha; Buddhist teachings (Dharma); and Sangha, the religious communities that practice Dharma.