Buddha Documentary Reflection

After watching the documentary film on the life of the Buddha, please use your notes to answer each of the questions below. Each question should have a paragraph response. Please use a cover sheet and either APA or MLA format.

  1. Briefly outline the key events in Siddhartha’s life as presented in the film before he became known as the Buddha. What experiences in his early life helped him to formulate the idea of a “Middle Way?”
  2. Take a position on the following statement and present it in paragraph form using information from the film and your own life.
    1. Siddartha Gautama was wrong to leave his young family to pursue his own spiritual enlightenment.  Family should come first!
  3. Explain the concept of dukkha (suffering) in the film and its role in the development of Buddhist teaching.
  4. Take a position on the following statement and present it in paragraph form using information from the film and your own life.
    1. Siddartha was wrong; life is not suffering!

Link To Documentary  https://youtu.be/dCdKg5DzMaQ ( Part 1)

                                       https://youtu.be/_hXSKNLcSNc   ( part 2)