Examine the religious philosophy of Siddhartha Gautama. What are the basic tenets of Buddhism?

• Must be typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, minimum 2,000-word essay. • Format paragraphs with complete sentences including grammar and spell check. o Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. o Do not use “I” in your essay. • I expect the essay to be a basis of the lecture recordings, the textbook, and at least one of the short videos in the Test 2: Complimentary Materials folder on Blackboard. I expect your essay to be comprised of your own thoughts and conclusions based upon the before mentioned information. o No web sources are allowed except for the short videos in the Test1: Complimentary Materials folder on Blackboard. o If you use a quote or you paraphrase in your essay  From the Textbook, please cite it using the following format: • (Bentley, pg. number).  From the video, please cite the it using the following format: • (Title of video, time stamp)zs= o Ex) TedEd: Five Major World Religions, 4:22-5:01.  You will need to include a works cited page for your essay. • If you use the textbook, then o Bentley, Jerry, et al. Traditions and Encounters. 4 Edition. Volume 1: to 1500. • If you use the video above, then o TedEd: Five Major World Religions, https://youtu.be/m6dCxo7t_aE o Plagiarism will heavily affect your grade and may result in a “0” or further academic consequences.  Please refer to the links on Blackboard under Information for further aid.  The USC Upstate Code of Academic Integrity can be found in the USC Upstate Student Handbook. Please refer to pages 134-143 of the Handbook at http://publications.uscupstate.edu/StudentHandbook/201718_StudentHandbook/#/142/ .