Lesson One - Karma and Moksha
LO 1: to describe beliefs about death and reincarnation
SC1) I define 'reincarnation';
SC2) I begin to understand the concept of 'karma'.
SC3) I begin to understand the concept of 'moksha'.
SC4) I start to make comparisons between beliefs.
SC5) I suggest ways in which beliefs affect the way people think, behave and live their lives.
Tricky: Follow the tasks below.
Trickier: In addition, compare these beliefs with Christian beliefs about life and death.
Trickiest: Critique this belief as a philosophy. If people were to all follow this belief, what effect might it have on the world, do you think?
1) Watch my teaching video.
2) Watch the BBC video about karma and moksha. Alongside this video lesson, take notes.
3) Describe the concepts of karma, samsara and moksha.
4) Explore and discuss your thoughts about this. How do you think beliefs in karma and moksha will affect the way people live their lives?