The Life of the Buddha

Book Review: Prajapati

April 13, 2023
A self-published book available in print or eBook about the inspiring story of Prajapati, Buddha's aunt and guardian written and illustrated by Alicja Zmigrodzka.

Book Review: Where’s Buddha?

February 10, 2023
Where’s Buddha? is a wonderfully illustrated picture book for younger children with rhyming text that is accessible and very age-appropriate.

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.

Buddhist Ebooks for Children on Buddhanet

January 10, 2023
Buddhanet is a website dedicated to making the Buddha's teachings freely available to all. This is a valuable collection of freely downloadable children's ebooks in pdf format.

9 Books about the Life of the Buddha

April 28, 2020
Middle Way Education reviews 9 English-language books about the life of the Buddha.

Review of Old Path White Clouds

May 30, 2018
A review Thich Nhat Hanh's classic text, great for parents, educators, and students alike.

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."