Synopses & Reviews
A guide for navigating the teen years, Buddha in Your Backpack is for young people who want to learn more about Buddhism or for those who simply want to understand whats going on inside themselves and in the world around them. Buddha in Your Backpack tells Buddhas life story in a fashion teens will relate to, describing Buddha as a young rebel not satisfied with the answers of his elders. It then introduces Buddhas core teachings with chapters like All About Me” and Been There, Whyd 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 answers.
Provides a history of Buddha and his life and teachings, and offers teens the tools of Buddhism to deal with life in a new and more spiritual way.
Presenting the life story of the Buddha in a way teens will relate to, this guide describes Buddha as a young rebel not satisfied with the answers of his elders. It then introduces Buddha's core teachings and spiritual insights.