As a perpetual beginner, I am always trying to refine a few basic questions and answers. What are your basic questions and work in progress answers?
Does Buddhism work?
The Buddhist model is based primarily upon overcoming dissatisfaction and ignorance and developing skills to improve our life experience.
How does Buddhism work?
By encouraging skilful and virtuous behaviour, awareness of ones activity and responses to stimuli and constantly changing for improved potential.
Adopted precepts/disciplines refine our understanding and future direction.
Avoiding distracting, destructive and unskilful traits, empowers and increases a helpful basis.
Meditation helps us become aware of interior patterns, focus and chaos and develop resolve to find beneficial processes.
Chanting improves our attention, focus, breathing and health.