Meet with a few of your classmates or your assigned Learning Team group before beginning this assignment.
Discuss the branches of Buddhism.
Share resources and record the differences between the schools.
Decide, individually, which school you will focus on for this assignment.
Choose one of the following schools of Buddhism:
Zen Buddhism--as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism
Additional topics in Buddhism may be assigned if more teams are present
Write an individual paper of 700 to 1,050 words that addresses the following questions:
Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of Buddha.
Explain the basic teachings of Buddhism.
Explain what makes the school of Buddhism you selected unique.
Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.
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