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Interdependence

The Dalai Lama In Conversation with Greta Thunberg and Leading Scientists

February 5, 2021
In January 2021, The Mind & Life Institute hosted a special free livestream event with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, climate activist Greta Thunberg, and leading scientists to explore steps for addressing this urgent set of challenges.

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.

How Is Everything Connected?

April 23, 2020
How am I connected to everything? Download a set of worksheets filled with activities, reflections, and practices to help children answer this important question.

Bubble Contemplation

December 9, 2019
Use bubbles as a springboard for children to investigate the experience of viewing conditioned phenomena as both interdependent and impermanent using bubbles.

Review of Everything Is Connected

November 6, 2019
This sweet book for ages 4-8 takes us on a whimsical tour through all the connections between every single thing in the universe—from people to blobfish to chairs and atoms. 

How to Understand the Mind

February 20, 2019
Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche, talks with Bodhi Kids founder Maya van der Meer about how to explain the mind to an 8-year-old child.

Geography—What is it for?

July 19, 2018
This short animated video helps explain the importance of inquisitiveness and the interconnectedness of humans and the environment.

Indra’s Net Yarn Toss: Understanding Interdependence

January 14, 2018
Yarn Toss is a common ice-breaker game and can also be used to give students an experiential understanding of interdependence as exemplified in the story of Indra's Net from the Avatamsaka Sutra.

Lotus Origami & Emotions as Wisdom

January 11, 2018
Just like lotuses grow in mud, our mind’s emotions can give rise to wisdom. Fold origami and learn about the wisdom aspects of the five emotions.

Impermanence Man

January 8, 2018
Here is a fun approach to Impermanence, one of the thoughts that turn the mind. Kids really get into this. Make a man out of natural materials and observe how it changes over time.