buddhist education

Aims of Buddhist Education

March 23, 2023
An article by our advisor, Venerable Bhikku Bodhi, on Buddhism in modern education.

Family Sundays: Mandala Lab

October 26, 2021
From the Rubin Museum: An engaging art project in mandala making with the aim of exploring our emotions

What Qualities to Look for in a Buddhist Educator

July 8, 2021
When hiring teachers for a Buddhist school, credentials are not necessarily the most important thing—nor is being a "good" Buddhist. Here's what to look for instead.

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche On Harmony

May 10, 2021
Is harmony a Buddhist concept? Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche addresses this and other questions relating to the concept of harmony in education.

The Three Spheres of a Middle Way Education

March 9, 2021
The Middle Way Curriculum is based on three primary Spheres of Learning or areas of focus: one elective; one academic; and the dharma.

The Dharma Primary School Ethos and Curriculum policy

January 26, 2021
How the Dharma Primary School in Brighton, UK brought the dharma to the school and its students through teacher training, school events, and curriculum.

Buddhist Wisdom as a Foundation for Education

January 21, 2021
Neil Amas writes about why Buddhist wisdom can add great value to a modern education, and what makes a Buddhist education unique.

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on Buddhist Education

November 30, 2020
Speaking at the Buddha Educational Foundation in Taipei, Rinpoche presents his vision of a buddhist education for life. (Click 'Download' for a transcript).

My Experience with Abiding Heart Education’s Child Development Course

November 20, 2020
"Child Development from Birth to Rebirth," now offered online, took me on a journey of self-discovery and inquiry, through lectures on Buddhism, developmental science, meditation and medicine, arts and dance.

A glimpse into the Abiding Heart Kindergarten Curriculum

November 6, 2020
Many of you who have read about the Abiding Heart Education kindergarten teacher training course might still be wondering what the richness and fullness of this course involves. In this post we would like to offer a glimpse into the content of the kindergarten curriculum that trainees learn how to teach. This document was created by the Abiding Heart staff.