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precious human birth

Reflections on Being Born

October 6, 2020
Bethany Saltman remembers the Buddhist teaching that being born is not of our own volition, and yet the smell of fall is still sweet.

9 Dharma-Inspired Craft Projects

April 26, 2020
A selection of craft projects that can provide children with a tactile, engaging connection to the dharma. 

Turtle Treasure Tray Craft Project

March 26, 2020
Make and use a Turtle Treasure Tray to explore idea of life being precious and rare.

Birthdays at the Middle Way School

October 30, 2019
At MWS, we are experimenting with birthday celebrations as a time to celebrate precious human birth. Here is a run-down of our current birthday ceremony.

The Buddha and Annanda Discuss Precious Human life

February 4, 2017
A class project on precious human birth by students and teachers at Lhomon Education, based on Shakyamuni Buddha's metaphor of the “Blind Turtle & Floating Log."