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The sun salutation directions in Alternate Activity 3 were adapted from the Yoga Site online resource center.

UU Buddhism Resources

On online search will lead to many resources for exploring Buddhism from a Unitarian Universalist perspective. The website of the Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship offers links to Unitarian Universalist sermons with Buddhist themes.

The UUA Bookstore offers many titles, including the collection which provided this session's story, "Anger," Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents, collected and adapted bySarahConover, illustrated by ValerieWahl(Eastern Washington University Press, 2001).

In This Very Moment: A Simple Guide to Zen Buddhism by James Ishmael Ford (Skinner Press) provides "...history, philosophy and practice of Zen for beginners...stories from Zen masters, helpful discussion of the different schools of Buddhist thought, instruction for sitting shikantaza (sitting Zen)..."

Opening the Lotus: A Woman's Guide to Buddhism by Sandy Boucher (Beacon Press) describes fundamental teachings of Buddha, the differences among (Buddhism's) various schools and the components of Buddhist practice."

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