Write a 350- to 700-word paper that includes the following:
- A summary of the major historical events related to Buddhism and the life of the Buddha
- An explanation of the basic teachings and moral aspects of Buddhism, including the three marks of reality, the Four Noble Truths, and the Noble Eightfold Path
- A comparison of the three major Buddhist traditions—Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana—and how each tradition developed from the early teachings
Include APA-formatted citations and a references page.