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Description

Young Buddhist monk, Lamzang, visits the community on Holy Island, off the coast of Scotland. He talks about how island life demonstrates the Buddhist concept of interconnectedness. He discusses karma, the relationship between actions and consequences, which is a key Buddhist teaching.
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24 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used to enable students to answer the question "Are beliefs about karma, dhukka and the Noble Eightfold path as the middle way in life, relevant in the 21st century?". After class discussion on the question, different viewpoints should be sorted and displayed for reference. Students can use a writing frame to encourage the use of different viewpoints in order to fully evaluate the issue.

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