An outline of some foundational teachings of Buddhism and its response to suffering. The presenter talks through the key ideas, including the story of Siddhartha, with cartoon illustrations. The idea that life is full of suffering and that everything is impermanent are explained.

This clip is from:
Belief File, Issues
First broadcast:
25 January 2008

Students could create a cartoon of one of the Buddhist beliefs outlined in the clip. The cartoon could also have some explanation attached to it to explain the belief or story to others. These could then be displayed around the classroom or school in an exhibition of religious beliefs.