Family and Friends

Developing a realistic perspective on our close relationships so that we can be of benefit to all sentient beings.

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Romance and family life

Buddhist advice for parents and for youth on romantic love and relationships.

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Young girl smiling in classroom.
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Questions from children

Why do you shave your head? and many other questions from the children at the…

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Parents and their two young children have fun in the snow at Sravasti Abbey.
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Communication and understanding conflict styles

People deal with conflict differently, and it is helpful to know and understand what's really…

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Parents and their two young children have fun in the snow at Sravasti Abbey.
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Wanting to fix others

How looking at our problems and addressing them is more beneficial than trying to fix…

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Parents and their two young children have fun in the snow at Sravasti Abbey.
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Love and attachment

How to not only recognize the difference between love and attachment but how to be…

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A celebration of love

A Buddhist couple share on the format of their wedding celebration, which included guided meditations…

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A Buddhist marriage blessing

Practices that couples getting married can do to make merit and share their deepest aspirations…

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