Choose one of the following schools of Buddhism:
• Theravada Buddhism
• Mahayana Buddhism
• Vajrayana Buddhism
• Zen Buddhism–as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism
Write a 1000 to 1,500 word paper that addresses the following questions:
• Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of Buddha.
Describe the three major Buddhist traditions–Theravada, Mahayana, and
Vajrayana–and how each tradition developed from the early teachings.
• Explain what makes the school of Buddhism you selected unique.
• Explain Buddhist teachings about the three marks of reality, the Four Noble Truths, and the Noble Eightfold Path.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.