Buddhist Taboo Game

Title: Buddhist Taboo Game (Right Speech)

Status: MODERATED

Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, High School, Young Adult, Adult

Keywords: Basic Buddhism

Objective:

  • Increase mindfulness when speaking

Materials:

Preparation:

  • Print game cards on card stock (preferable); cut game cards.

Method:

  1. Review Right Speech: Speaking mindfully, using words with card.
  2. Introduce Game
  3. Read Rules
  4. Play Game. Keep score.

Evaluation:

  • Look at the scores
  • Ask students to share how they felt when trying to describe something without using particular words

Note:

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Author:

Rachel Hiroto, (High School), no email given, Buddhist Church of Oakland, 2015

Submitted by: Maya Lawrence, Buddhist Church of Oakland, 2015

Lesson plan for Buddhist Taboo.docx