South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute
Mandala for Buddhist trunk

Buddhism Trunk

The Buddhism Trunk includes the following:

A prayer box, Laughing Buddha, prayer beads and prayer wheel along with a singing bowl with a mallet. The trunk also includes Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction offering a superb overview of Buddhism! 

Download a detailed artifact guide to the Buddhism Trunk (PDF 677KB, 4 pages).

aartiHinduism Trunk

The Hinduism Trunk includes the following:

Representations of major Hindu gods and goddesses with short descriptions of their roles in Hinduism, a miniature Shiva temple, and ritual aids used for worship. 

Download a detailed guide to the Hinduism Trunk (PDF 992KB, 5 pages).

rihalIslam Trunk

The Islam Trunk includes the following:

A book rest, kufi, a translation of the Qur'an, prayer beads along with Islam: A very short introduction by Malise Ruthven! Suitable for use in K-12 classrooms.
Download the artifact guide to the Islam Trunk (PDF 399KB, 3 pages).

sikh gurusSikhism Trunk

The Sikhism Trunk includes the following:

A picture stand of all ten Sikh gurus, CDs of devotional songs, artifacts relating to the 5 K's and much more! Artifacts and guide suitable for use in K-12 classrooms.
Download the artifact guide to the Sikhism Trunk (PDF 492KB, 3 pages).