Ven. Thubten Chodron | Diệu Liên dịch Việt: Teaching Children by Example | Làm Gương Cho Trẻ

Teaching children by example An excerpt from the article “Buddhism in Modern Society” from The Path to Happiness Dharma practice isn’t just coming to the temple; it’s not simply reading a Buddhist scripture or chanting the Buddha’s name. Practice is how we live our lives, how we live with our family, how we work together with…

Andrew Yip and Sarah-Jane Page: Understanding Young Buddhists | Living Out Ethical Journeys | Chapter 1-C: Researching Young Buddhists

Researching Young Buddhists Studying Young Buddhists This book focuses on 44 individuals in total who either identified exclusively as Buddhist (31), or who incorporated Buddhism as part of their religious identity, such as ‘Buddhist-Christian’ (13). The Appendix details all the participants featured. Following Tweed (1999), we used self-identification with Buddhism as the recruitment criterion, without…

Mary Talbot | Tricycle: Introduction: Teaching Your Children Buddhist Values

Photo by USAG- Humphreys, Mary Kim http://tricy.cl/2dBE10b Mary Talbot introduces Tricycle’s special section, “Bringing Up Buddhists.” Of all the thousands of the Buddha’s teachings, he directed a very few—three or four, depending on what you count—specifically to children. Considering the multitude and breadth of his suttas, it’s hard to imagine why more weren’t geared to…

Andrew Yip and Sarah-Jane Page: Understanding Young Buddhists | Living Out Ethical Journeys | Chapter 1-B: Young Buddhists: Locating Difference

Photo: GDPT Ngoc Nhien   Young Buddhists: Locating Difference The basis for this book comes from a major project undertaken between 2009 and 2011 in the uk entitled Religion, Youth and Sexuality: A Multi-faith Explora- tion. This study encompasses young adults aged between 18 and 25 from six dif- ferent religious traditions (Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism,…

Andrew Yip and Sarah-Jane Page: Understanding Young Buddhists | Living Out Ethical Journeys | Chapter 1-A: Situating the Study

Series: International Studies in Religion and Society, Volume: 28 Series edited by: Lori G. Beaman (University of Ottawa) | Peter Beyer (University of Ottawa) Advisory Board: Afe Adogame (University of Edinburgh) | Elizabeth Coleman (Monash University) Lene Kühle (Aarhus University) | Mary Jo Neitz (University of Missouri) | Linda Woodhead (University of Lancaster) There is currently…

Ven. Thích Như Điển | Hoa Đàm dịch Anh: Education In Present Time For Overseas Vietnamese Youth

Since the day man appeared on this earth, under some form, by natural instinct, he or she has conducted his or her living in two identifiable manifestations, spiritual and material. Though this life could be viewed differently by a philosopher, by a the-o-lo-gist, and this one must differ from a politician’s, a psychoanalyst’s etc. Anyway,…