As Buddhist parents, we have a special and very important responsibility to ensure that our children not only receive a good worldly education but are also educated to be good-hearted human beings. In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how we can teach our children the good qualities and behavior that are essential for achieving every type of happiness, both short- and long-term.
In January 2021, The Mind & Life Institute hosted a special free livestream event with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, climate activist Greta Thunberg, and leading scientists to explore steps for addressing this urgent set of challenges.
Our emotions and feelings are like the weather, ever-changing and dependent on many causes and conditions. This unit helps students understand their emotions and the impermanent nature of phenomena, while teaching coping skills and strategies, and ultimately cultivating self-awareness, compassion, and improved focus.
A companion activity to the book Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion, this printout depicts a scene from the book and challenges children to find all of the animals represented in clothing, jewelry, furniture, and decorations.