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Compassion

BOOKS: Everything Is Connected

This sweet book for ages 4-8 takes us on a whimsical tour through all the connections between every single thing in the universe—from people to blobfish to chairs and atoms. 

ARTICLE: The Way of the Bodhisattva: Really?

Writer and parent Bethany Saltman explores what it truly means to be a bodhisattva in our daily lives.

LESSON: Harmony Week Curriculum

A collection of lesson plans teaching equanimity, compassion, and awareness. Designed for Australia's Harmony Week, they can easily be adapted for a Buddhist classroom.

VIDEO: Compassion & Life Release

Discussing compassion and putting it into action with children during Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche.

HANDOUT: Motivation Prayer

This is a simple motivation prayer designed as a printable card. Print and give to students to recite at the beginning of...
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AUDIO: Compassion in Education: Kristin Lhatso at MWS (Link)

Audio recording of Kristin Lhatso sharing her thoughts and research on Compassion in Education with a group of MWS parents, teachers, and friends.

BOOKS: Selected Jataka Tales

Links to a small collection of Jataka Tales suitable for children and young people, available online.

ARTICLE: Panyaden School’s 12 Wise Habits

The guiding principles of Panyaden International School are represented by these 12 Wise Habits. Read them here or download a copy to put up as a friendly reminder.

ACTIVITY: Sleeping Chicks

This lesson in sati, samadhi, and imagination has children treat an egg shaker as if a chick was asleep inside.

ACTIVITY: The Syrian Journey—A Lesson in Compassion (Link)

An online simulation of the Syrian refugee crisis by the BBC offers a powerful lesson in compassion.