Branko wrote:Hi everyone
here in Serbia we just organized a Theravada Buddhist Society and would like to start systematic study of the Buddha's Teachings though our mailing list. We fill it is helpful since our members are of different level of knowledge and would like to establish a sound common basis for further progress. Therefore we are looking for the appropriate study materials which would allow participants to be more active during the classes, like questions and assignments at the end of the each chapter. I found some material at the Buddhanet site, but it seems more designed for primary and high school classes. Any other idea?
Many thaks in advance
I was going to suggest basing your materials on the Dhammapada so I searched for a Serbian translation and it led me to the site posted in your signature block!
retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Branko,
I'm curious as to why you think suttas should come after people have the basic concepts understood?
The best introductions to the Dhamma that I have found tend to explain the concepts in parallel with the suttas, blending Buddhavacana with modern commentary.
Branko wrote:And the third reason. Suttas don't have questions and assignments at the end.
Which means I should make them.
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