Shugen Roshi on Equanimity, Emotions, and Walking Meditation!

January 25, 2024
This video recording (1hr) is of Shugen Roshi's talk at the Middle Way School in January 2024. Shugen sat with students and parents to talk about impermanence, one of Middle Way Education’s core units of inquiry. He focussed on the importance of cultivating equanimity in the context of recognizing the impermanent, always-changing quality of all things. He also fielded questions from parents and students, who wanted to know things like “how did the Buddha have fun?”

Book Review: The Life of the Buddha

February 10, 2023
The Life of the Buddha by Heather Sanche is poetic, clear, and concise, with magical illustrations by Tara di Gesu. The story is focused on his path to enlightenment, and told in a non-sectarian way that honors all Buddhist traditions. 

Book Review: The Day the Buddha Woke Up

February 10, 2023
The Day the Buddha Woke Up was written with very young children in mind, and tells the story of the Buddha’s life and path from birth to enlightenment in clear, simple prose.

Book Review: Prince Siddhartha: The Story of the Buddha

December 24, 2022
A beautifully illustrated and well-written chapter book detailing the life of Siddhartha and his awakening as the Buddha. Highly recommended for age 5 and up.