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The Five Parenting Guidelines – Hinduism Basics for Children

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Dharma Sambhashana: Talking About Religion
The Five Parenting Guidelines – Hinduism Basics for Children

Dharma Sambhashana: Talking About Religion

Art by A. Manivel
Five Parenting Guidelines or "Pancha Kutumba Sadhana" describe the principles that guide fathers and mothers in setting strong religious examples that nurture children and teach them to follow the path of dharma and thus pass Hinduism to the next generation.

3. Dharma Sambhashana: Talking About Religion

Loving fathers and mothers should speak Vedic precepts while driving, eating and playing. This helps dear children understand experiences in right perspective. Parents know many worldly voices are blaring, and their dharmic voice must be stronger.

Reproduced with permission from Himalayan Academy Publications. Parents and educators may visit minimela.com to purchase many of these resources at a very low cost, for distribution in your community and classes.

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