dspiewak wrote:I have been placed in a very difficult situation of having to assist my local bhantes with their Sunday School class. Difficult for me, especially, because I am awkward in social situations, I have never been 100% comfortable with children, and I don't know much about the culture or language of the Sri Lankan families whose children make up the entirety of the class.
... I think I'm doing better with the older kids (who want to talk) than the younger ones (who mostly want to be talked to). I get that part of the purpose for this Sunday School is to give some cultural continuity to the younger generation, but I know I can contribute.
meindzai wrote:Jatakas all the way man. Jatakas jatakas jatakas.
retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,meindzai wrote:Jatakas all the way man. Jatakas jatakas jatakas.
As long as they're framed correctly as the fables they are. I would hate to see people brainwashed into thinking they are Buddhavacana.
Along those lines, the stories from the Dhammapada commentaries may also be worth a look.
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