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Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents

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Following the Buddha through his various transformations, these traditional tales open the ancient master's teachings to persons of all ages and religions. These stories form a pageant of elephants, monkeys, monks, and men working through foolishness toward wisdom and delight.
Paperback, 163 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by Eastern Washington University Press (first published October 1st 2000)
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For Grade 2 main lesson block - Jataka Tales, asian fables.. and overview of world religions throughout year. Will follow the waldorf 3 day outline for: The quarellsome quails, joyful the ox, the dung beetle and the monkey king. (will work one or more into our Math Block (monkey, mango math)
Highly recommend this book for parents and children. My oldest son (almost 6) and I pick up this book from time to time and randomly choose stories to read. We have both really enjoyed it.

filled with short quotes and thoughts that are taken from the buddhist philosophy, and can be applied to everyday life. many of the stories had a fairy tale quality.
My son and I really enjoyed reading this treasury of Buddhist tales. A good bedtime book with morals, although some may be difficult for children to interpret.
It's worth a quick read for the one or two stories that'll stick with you, but it's not going to win any awards for the best storybook of all time.
One of my favorite books! I have bought this book literally 5 or 6 times and each time it gets given away. It's that good.
A delightful collection of tales from various Buddhist traditions written to be read aloud to children. Very well done.
Pretty good, but some of the stories were a little hard to understand for my 7 year old.
It's nice to fall asleep after reading a little parable from this book!
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