Links and Resources ::: Kids and Teens
YoungBuddhist.Net - A place for young people who are interested in Buddhism to meet friends and learn about this spiritual tradition.
ZEN - Visually rich, funny, intuitive, basic introduction to Zen. Produced by Kodai-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. Requires Shockwave and a 4.0+ browser.
An Introduction to Buddhism - To do no evil; To cultivate good; To purify one's mind: This is the teaching of the Buddhas. --The Dhammapada
Ancient India - The British Museum - 'The Buddha' tells the story of his life. It also focuses on the Great Stupa at Amaravati, a large Buddhist monument built in south-eastern India.
Basics of Buddhism - A simple introduction to the religion and the basic tenets of Buddhists. From PBS.
BodhiTree - Education resources for students and their teachers, with electronic books to view online.
Buddha Mind - Information on Buddhist meditation, symbols, and lifestyle.
Buddha and Buddhism - Read about the origin, growth, and teachings of Buddhism.
BuddhaNet's Kids' Page - Includes coloring book, traditional story, and interactive games.
Buddhism Study and Practice Group - A collection of Buddhist stories.
Buddhism for Kids - Collection of stories about the faith.
Buddhist Answers - A consise and well organized introduction to Buddhism, suitable for all ages.
Buddhist Tales - Jataka stories of moral conduct and good behaviour.
Common American Misconceptions About Buddhism - Reincarnation, prayer, and paganism.
Dharma for Kids - Learn about Buddha's life, Buddhist practices, beliefs, festivals, and the Buddhist community.
Dharma the Cat's Blog - Clever and very funny cartoons appealing to all ages, blending philosophy and spirituality with humor. It's havoc, farce and mayhem, on the rocky path to nirvana with a Buddhist cat, a novice monk and a mouse hell-bent on cheese.
Electronic Passport: Siddhartha Gautama - A very basic description of Buddha.
Following the Buddha's Footsteps - Provides an introduction to basic teachings.
Jataka Stories - Offers a different story for children each month.
Jataka Stories - Buddhist Tales For The Young And Old - Selection of Buddhist parabels and fables.
Just Be Good! - an excellent website on basic Buddhist practice. Also offers many free books, CDs, decals, and stickers.
More Jataka Tales - By Ellen C. Babbitt (1922), e-text from the Baldwin Project.
Questions and Answers on Buddhism - From the Buddha Sassana website.
Siddhartha Gautama - Account of the life of Siddhartha Gautama, on a site that is an introduction to Buddhism.
Soka Gakkai for the Kids - Boys and girls group information along with news stories, online games, and puzzles.
Trusting In Mind: A New Translation of the "Hsin Hsin Ming" - by Zen Master Hae Kwang.
Zen Stories to Tell Your Neighbors - Explains what a Zen story is and includes more than two dozen of them.