Newly-released Blue Lion Album brings dharma to children through music

March 8, 2021
Simon Thomas talks about the just-released Blue Lion Album, the Dharma Kids Collective, and what makes quality Buddhist resources for children.

The Barefoot King: From Early Sketches to Final Paintings with Illustrator Olivia Holden

August 6, 2020
Olivia Holden shares her process, from early character sketches to final paintings for The Barefoot King! See how she developed King Creet's expressions and how she decided on the rich color palate for the book.

The Lotus Effect: Make Your Own Lotus

July 8, 2020
Follow this step-by-step guide to create your own origami lotus and participate in the Rubin Museum’s installation The Lotus Effect.

Care Package: Art and Practices for Navigating Our World

May 25, 2020
Inspired by the practices reflected in Buddhist visual culture, these resources may help you handle stress and foster peace of mind wherever you are.

Dragon Twirlers Craft Project

April 29, 2020
This is a fun kinetic craft project with wow factor. Using the dragon imagery, we can learn about the power of symbolism and how other cultures use the symbol of dragons.

Short Film Project for Lhomon Education Students

March 27, 2020
Lhomon Education students made several short educational videos as part of their studies. The film project is a learning opportunity for students to think creatively, to have fun, to act and to work as a team. Watch their videos below.

Review of Where’s Buddha?

January 6, 2020
Where's Buddha offers children a reminder that any time, any place, and in any situation, you can uncover the qualities of the Buddha: calm, mindful, joyful, and aware. 

“I can’t draw”—Review of The Dot

December 4, 2019
A sweet, inspiring story about cutting through narrow limiting concepts about art and creativity.

International Dunhuang Project’s Buddhism Education Pack

February 28, 2018
This 9-part worksheet set from the International Dunhuang Project introduces basic Buddhist concepts and history to the classroom using source material from the British Library and other institutions.

Bodhisattvas and Avalokiteshvara

January 18, 2018
The eighth worksheet of a 9-part Buddhism Education Pack, drawing in the history of The Silk Road to teach about Buddhist history and culture. This worksheet explains the history of Avalokiteshvara and the principle of bodhisattvas.