Buddhism in the West

Buddhism and Parenting : An Online Conversation with Kim John Payne and Robert A.F. Thurman

August 4, 2020
"Deep Simplicity: Two Cultural Pioneers Discuss Where Buddhism and Simplicity Parenting Meet and Flow Together" with Kim John Payne and Robert A.F. Thurman was presented by Tibet House US Menla Online, July 24th, 2020 on Zoom.

A New Model for Family-centered Dharma Communities

May 1, 2019
Sumi Loundon Kim presents criteria for dharma programs that support both parents and children.

Why Do We Need a New Model of Education?

May 11, 2018
Kristin Lhatso and Noa Jones briefly summarize why a new model of Buddhist education for children is necessary. They articulate much of what Middle Way Education aims to achieve, and why.

Compassion in Education: Kristin Lhatso at MWS

April 30, 2018
Audio recording of Kristin Lhatso sharing her thoughts and research on Compassion in Education with a group of MWS parents, teachers, and friends.

Why Buddhist Communities Should Include Children

February 11, 2018
Jodo Shinshu minister Jeff Wilson on why teaching children the dharma is genuine bodhisattva work.