Buddhism Resources

Buddha with leaves, autumn

On this page, we list resources relating to the Buddhist philosophy and way of life.

Australian Material

Essentials of Buddhism – Core Concepts (History, Year 7)

Buddhism – Rites of Passage Simple dot points of the essentials of Buddhism
To become a Buddhist there is no special ceremony needed although one is often held only the sincere repetition of the sacred formula, ‘the Three Refuges’ and the Five Precepts. After this acceptance one investigates the Buddha’s teaching and puts effort into practicing the suggestions made.

Asia Education Foundation: The Tripitaka: Buddhist Scriptures and Movable Metal Type (History, Year 7)

Buddism: Teacher’s notes and background information (Draft, DEET NSW; Doc File)

Buddhist Education in Schools, Buddhist Council of Victoria

Buddhist Council of NSW

Meditation in Newcastle

Australia’s Engagement with Asia – Catholic Education Office Links