What is the eightfold path?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about Buddhism as a religious tradition that was originally passed on by word of mouth. We will also learn about the Buddha's core teaching that helps Buddhists reach enlightenment: the eightfold path.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Buddhists follow the Threefold Path to Enlightenment. Match the words in English to the words in Pali. (There must be a response in each row to get all three points.)
Ethics
Meditation
Wisdom

1/4

Q2.What are the two definitions of the Buddha? (Tick two to get both points.)

Select two (2) boxes

2/4

Q3.Dukkha means...

3/4

Q4.The Buddha wrote all of his teachings down.

4/4

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Buddhists follow the Threefold Path to Enlightenment. Match the words in English to the words in Pali. (There must be a response in each row to get all three points.)
Ethics
Meditation
Wisdom

1/4

Q2.What are the two definitions of the Buddha? (Tick two to get both points.)

Select two (2) boxes

2/4

Q3.Dukkha means...

3/4

Q4.The Buddha wrote all of his teachings down.

4/4

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What is the Eightfold Path?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.The Buddha wrote all of his teachings down. True or false?

1/4

Q2.The Buddha's teachings are called...

2/4

Q3.Which of the following make up the three baskets of wisdom from the Tipitaka? (Select three to get all three marks!)

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3/4

Q4.Match the eightfold paths to their definition. (Make sure there is one response in each row to gain three marks.)
Right Understanding
Right livelihood
Right Effort

4/4

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What is the Eightfold Path?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.The Buddha wrote all of his teachings down. True or false?

1/4

Q2.The Buddha's teachings are called...

2/4

Q3.Which of the following make up the three baskets of wisdom from the Tipitaka? (Select three to get all three marks!)

Select three (3) boxes

3/4

Q4.Match the eightfold paths to their definition. (Make sure there is one response in each row to gain three marks.)
Right Understanding
Right livelihood
Right Effort

4/4

Lesson summary: What is the eightfold path?

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