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CLIP 5927

The story of the mustard seed

The story of the mustard seed

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Key Info
  • The story of the mustard seed
  • Duration: 01:52
  • Buddha's story of the mustard seed demonstrates how suffering and death is everywhere and is unavoidable. The story is followed with an explanation of the Buddhist belief in impermanence – that everything changes. This makes it possible for us to change and to find happiness.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education



  • Keywords: Buddhist, Buddha, stories, impermanence, death, suffering, happiness, change, beliefs
Ideas for use in class
  • Challenge pupils to think of something that is completely unchangeable.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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