Get a diploma in Buddhism!

UPDATE: The Course Outline– Introduction to Buddhism 101 –

Prepared By Ven. Sudhamma *( B1- Book1)
Teachers: Ven. Sudhamma and Mr. Jaliya Ekanayaka
• Mr.Jaliya Ekanayaka is the Senior Dhamma Teacher at Sri Sambodhi Viharaya, Colombo.

Dhamma:

Session 1: Introduction to Buddhism – What is Buddhism? (Brief talk)
• The life of the Buddha (Important events of the Buddha from Birth to Enlightenment (*B1, 01 – 21)
Session 2: The Three Refuges (Basic Division pp59 – 61)
• The Great Qualities of the Triple Gem (*B1, 23 – 28)
• Theravada Buddhist Councils (B1, pp29 -36)
Session 3: Introduction to Tipitaka (B1, pp37 – 39)
• Books of the Sutta Pitaka (B1, pp40 – 44)
Session 4: Different Types of Dana (B1, pp45 – 48)
• Different Types of Sila (Morality) (B1, pp49 – 52)
• Wholesome Deeds and Unwholesome Deeds (B1, pp53 – 55)
• The Ten Meritorious Deeds (B1, pp56 – 60)
Session 5: Mangala Sutta (B1, pp 61 – 63)
• Metta Sutta (B1, pp64 – 66)
Session 6: The Dhammapada 10 Verses (B1, 67 – 69)
Session 7: Revision and attending to past papers

Abhidhamma:
For the Students who plan to sit for the YMBA Examination in June and for those who wish to attend Classes on alternate Tuesdays.
Session 1: The History of Abhidhamma (B1, pp73 – 78)
• Introduction of Citta or Consciousness (B1, pp79 -91)
• The planes of Existence (B1, pp.79 – 80)
Session 2 : Kamavacara Citta (B1,Chapter1 Lesson 3, pp. 81 – 87)
Session3-4: Forty Samatha Objects & meditation (B1, pp96 -99)
• Rupavacara Citta, Arupavacara Citta and Supramandane Citta (B1, pp92 – 95 & pp. 104 – 109)
Session 3 -4: Laws of the Mind (B1, pp 87- 88)
• Exercises on Lesson1 (B1, pp88 -91)
Session 5: Pancha Suddavasa, Special Knowledges, (B1, pp 100 -103)
Session 6: Revision

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  1. THE BUDDHIST SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND HAS ORGANIZED TO DELIVER A FREE COURSE IN BUDDHISM TO THE UNI STUDENTS
    PLACE A LIKE TO THE NOBLE EFFORT TAKEN BY THE YOUNG SOCIETY IN THE DISSEMINATION OF THE DHAMMA

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