Reflections on running a Parallel Camp

Reflections on running a Parallel Camp

A discussion of important ideas and considerations when setting up and running a parallel camp, based on an interview with Deer Park camp organizer, Mr. Budhi Singh (Trilok).

Buddhist Ebooks for Children on Buddhanet

Buddhanet is a website dedicated to making the Buddha's teachings freely available to all. This is a valuable collection of freely downloadable children's ebooks in pdf format.

Book Review: Bodhi Sees the World

This books takes us on a colorful adventure with Bodhi and her mother to Bangkok, Thailand, where they explore themes of language, culture, routine, ritual, kindness, compassion and bodhicitta. Recommended for children ages 3 – 7.

Tea Parties

Hosting tea parties is a fun way to engage children in the practice of serving and being served. This role-playing activity does require quite a bit of preparation and a minimum of 2 teachers/guides.

Book Review: The Hero of Compassion

An inspiring book by Harry Einhorn, who is a composer, artist, meditation instructor and MWE dharma learning specialist. Published by Bala Kids, this book is a simple story that describes the aspirations and activities of Lokeshvara, and how he came to have a thousand arms and eyes.

Taking Your Seat

This MWE unit plan outlines a wide range of lessons and activities that teachers can use to begin a new year or a new cycle, and to and support students with the process of settling into something new with awareness of their own intentions. In this thematic unit students are invited to be present, find their place in the community, and appreciate how awareness can bring dignity and spaciousness to any endeavor.
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