The Middle Path

Buddhism is often described as the 'middle path'. This is one of the teachings of Gautama Buddha. The middle path is often understood as the path between indulgence (having too much) and asceticism (having very little).

Watch the video for a very enlightening and informative dhamma talk that gives a wider teaching of the middle path. It is a teaching that it very meaningful now, as many people around the world have to 'let go' of their habits and routines. For some people, who are practised in Buddhism, this is less difficult, but for others, they are suffering.

May all beings be liberated, may all beings be free, may all beings share in my merit.

Once you have watched the video, complete the summary with the five words below

caring / let go / moment / compassion / middle path

Buddhism is about living in the 1___________. This is the 2_________ between the past and the future, The middle path also refers to combining wisdom and 3__________. Furthermore, because life is always changing, we have to learnt to 4_________. This is the Buddhist idea of non-attachment which means 5________deeply and letting go, loving deeply and letting go.

When you are ready, enter your answers in the test sheet below.


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