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Aditional Buddhist and letting go of possessions and desires However this book propelled me to think in the mind space of a different religion I really agreed with and njoyed the Buddhist take on some of these modern day issues GENRE Non fiction ReligionSUBJECTTHEMES Buddhism self discovery self improvementSUMMARY Buddha in Your Backpack provides teens with a brief history of the Buddha an overview of the different tenets and beliefs of Buddhism and a list of additional readings for those who wish to further their knowledge on the subject The book is structured and the material is presented in a manner that is directed at teens Buddhism
Is Broken Down Intobroken down into that matter to "Teenagers Homelife School Issues Your "Homelife School Issues Your The Opposite Sex and You Finding Yourself and Big uestions Then the book discusses how to go down the Buddhist path and provides xercises
to aid one s journeyevaluation i have readaid one s journeyEVALUATION I have read bit about Buddhism though I am not a Buddhist Many books on the subject can be dry or difficult to comprehend or the reader cannot understand how the Buddhist way of life can be incorporated into their own life Metcalf s book solves all of those problems His casual and relaxed style of speech will put teens at ase and makes the material asier to understand He interjects humor here and there and utilizes many hypothetical situations and phrases that teenagers will be able to relate to Best of all is how he breaks Buddhism down into sections that directly relate to a teenager s life I think I learned from this book than I have from a Buddhism book aimed at adultsWHY I WOULD INCLUDE IT Teenagers are on a journey to find out who they are and part of that may include xperimenting with different religions I would include this book as an option to teens that wish to xplore Buddhism and I would also seek to add other books that are written in a similar style This was xtremely informative without trying to convert anyone be preachy or be lecturingTo demonstrate that young adults have a number of options regarding religions and to show that the library they patronize does not play favorites this book could be put on a display featuring a variety of religious booksITEMS WITH SIMILAR APPEAL Fire in the Heart A Spiritual Guide for Teens by Deepak Chopra The Way of Youth Buddhist Common Sense for Handling Life s uestions by Daisaku Ikeda Blue Jean Buddha Voices of Young Buddhists by Jack Kornfield Dharma Punx by Noah Levine What Would Buddha Do 101 Answers to Life s Daily Dilemmas by Franz Metcalf Wide Awake Buddhism for the New Generation by Diana Winston. Me” and “Been There Why’d I Do That” The author presents thoughtful and spiritual insights on school dating hanging out jobs and other issues of special interest to teens inviting readers to look inside themselves for answe.
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this book and would recommend it for teens and adults in order to gain insight intobook and would recommend it for teens and adults in order to gain insight into teachings While this is not a comprehensive manual on Buddhism it presents the basics in an organized and fficient manner Never boring the reader or coming off as demanding the conversion to Buddhism the book sensitively gives the reader the knowledge to choose a path that is right for them Buddha in Your Backpack Everyday Buddhism for Teens is a great for any teen that likes to think about things on a deeper level This book has many stop and think moments scattered in it s text this in my opinion somewhat hinders it at times as Good YA nonfiction book for someone interested Friendly language and Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies easy to relate regardless of one s religion This is a very good book for all Buddhism beginners not just teenagers It is a uick read and anasy read This book mphasizes that you don t have to be a buddhist that you can bring Buddhism into your life without making drastic changes or changing your religion Everything is simplified and asy to understand I highly recommend this book for anyone of any age who is just beginning their journey or might have a slight interest Buddha in Your Backpack is a lively description of Buddhism that is relevant and The Power Of A Choice engaging for teens and those outside their teens Franz Metcalf tells the story of Buddhism and how it may both be relevant for teens and make their lives better He does this without dumbing down Buddhism In many ways Buddha is accessible than many books on spirituality It is down toarth includes strong xamples perceives the issues teens face well and responds nonjudgmentally Each of these things make Buddha an njoyable and useful read It is though is in some ways three or four very short books Book 1 a history of Buddhism and a description of Buddhism Book 2 applications of Buddhism to a teen s life and Book 3 a description of how to meditate and a grab bag of strategies to nrich one s spiritual practice I specially liked the latter part of Book 1 and all of Book 2 That it tries to accomplish all of these goals without strong transitions in 240 pages is frustratingBut then I m not the target audience neither in terms of age or knowledge of Buddhism I have given Buddha to others who are ither at a beginning stage in their practice or a teenager struggling with the tasks of being a teenager They have responded very well to it as I did when I first read Buddha in Your Backpack about ten years. A guide for navigating the teen years Buddha in Your Backpack is for young people who want to learn about Buddhism or for those who simply want to understand what’s going on inside themselves and in the world around them Buddha in. AgoAs a side note Metcalf has three other books that appear to apply Buddhist ideas to veryday issues What Would Buddha Do 101 Answers to Life s Daily Dilemmas
Being Buddha At WorkBuddha at Work Ancient Truths on Change Stress Money and Success and Just Add Buddha uick Buddhist Solutions for Hellish Bosses Traffic Jams Stubborn "SPOUSES AND OTHER ANNOYANCES OF EVERYDAY LIFE IF YOU "and Other Annoyances of Everyday Life If you not an adolescent or if you have adult issues that you d like to consider from a Buddhist approach consider these books This is a great little book If I had access to it as a teenager my life might have been Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling easier All teenagers are seeking and unfortunately in our society they becomentangled in the selfish materialism and spiritual bankruptcy that seem to be the substantial products of western capitalism The author introduces simple approaches to the ideas and methods that are central to Buddhist practice in a way that allows young people to make their own way into the richness of a life centered around practice It will probably not be Monsieur Pain enough tostablish a strong basis but it does provide and ncouraging Will definitely read again Loved it Easy to read and comprehend Wanted to preview it before giving it to my kids Looking forward to their feedback I absolutely LOVED reading Buddha in Your Backpack My dad bought it for me as he is very interested in spirituality and lives his life by some of the Christian AND Buddhist morals He goes by two religions as Buddhism teaches him that you are allowed to follow than one religion I am not currently a Christian and am unsure if I believe in God right now I don t think I m a particularly religious person I don t follow religions but I do follow the morals and actions of inspirational people so I guess you could say Delta Goodrem is my religion It was interesting to read what the book said about debatable topics in the modern world such as sexuality and mental illness Regarding sexuality Buddhism ncourages very person to be themselves regardless of their sexuality and that it shouldn t be an issue and that veryone should have the same rights which I completely agree with On the topic of mental disorders particularly ating disorders in this case being thin the Buddha himself starved himself to get rid of desire food however he REALISED that this was detremential to himself and was so weak that he couldn t ven meditate well So he started to Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. eat again andncourages veryone lse to do so to be the happiest and strongest version of themselvesSo knowing myself and my context I think it would be nearly impossible to become a tr. Your Backpack tells Buddha’s life story in a fashion teens will relate to describing Buddha as a young rebel not satisfied with the answers of his lders It then introduces Buddha’s core teachings with chapters like “All About.