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Interview: “The Sacred Work of Sandra Cisneros”

August 17, 2022
Angélica Paljor wrote this interview with Sandra Cisneros published in August, 2022 on Lion’s Roar entitled, “The Sacred Work of Sandra Cisneros.” The author speaks candidly about her own struggles, and how writing has been a practice that has helped transform them. An essential ingredient in Buddhist education is seeing how others integrate their view and practice into their work, art, and lives. Cisneros' example is vital as students work on developing their own voice, and considering how their view and self-expression are inextricable.

Teaching History and Symbolism in Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion

May 10, 2021
This key provides references with links to study the history depicted in Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion.

Golden Dragon Activity

May 10, 2021
With this activity, children will learn that dragons are represented differently in world cultures. They will create a golden dragon twirler that represents their own compassionate wishes.

The Power of Love Is Always Available

May 7, 2021
Maya van der Meer talks about her new children's book that tells the story of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist deity of compassion.

Gabi Garcia’s Children’s Books

December 9, 2020
Gabi Garcia writes her children's books to support parents and educators in nurturing mindfulness and awareness in children.

Introducing the Blue Lion Album

December 8, 2020
Have you ever struggled to find high quality, wholesome entertainment for the children you love? Watch this video to find out how the Blue Lion album became an international cooperative effort which brings together ancient Buddhist ideas with modern music especially for children.

Kerry MacLean’s Children’s Books

December 8, 2020
Kerry Lee MacLean has written a number of award-winning children's books that present such practices as mindfulness, meditation, and compassion.

How to Create a Dharma Culture at Home

October 9, 2020
We asked Sumi Loundon Kim for her thoughts on building a culture of dharma in the home, and she wrote us this delightful article. Sumi explores how to use sacred spaces, the five senses, and personal composure with specific examples drawn from her life experiences as a child and as a parent.

Review of Our Animal Neighbors

September 14, 2020
A review of the new book by Matthieu Ricard and Jason Gruhl that offers a friendly perspective on how we relate to the beings with whom we share earth.

Free Download: Coloring Pages from Everything Is Connected

August 10, 2020
Download a set of coloring pages inspired by Ignasi Font’s illustrations from Everything Is Connected.