Why Buddhism and the West Need Each Other

Why Buddhism and the West Need Each Other

David R. Loy The mercy of the West has been social revolution. The mercy of the East has been individual insight into the basic self/void. We need both. — Gary Snyder Another way to put it:  the highest ideal of the Western tradition has been to restructure...
The New Bodhisattva

The New Bodhisattva

Bodhisattva (Pali and Sanskrit, from bodhi “awakened” + sattva “being”): any person who, motivated by compassion, wishes to attain Buddhahood for the sake of all living beings. Unless you’reon long retreat in a Himalayan cave, it’s becoming more difficult to overlook...
Can Mindfulness Change a Corporation?

Can Mindfulness Change a Corporation?

The letter that follows is self-explanatory. Last October I sent it to Mr. George three different ways – to two email accounts and by post to his office. Unfortunately, he has not responded, so after some deliberation I’ve decided to express my concerns publicly. I...
The Problem with Karma

The Problem with Karma

What are we going to do about karma? It’s no use pretending that karma hasn’t become a problem for contemporary Buddhism.  In many ways Buddhist teachings seem very modern in their emphasis on impermanence and interdependence (evolution, ecology),...

Seeds of Peace

Seeds of Peace : A Buddhist Vision for Renewing Society.

The international magazine, Seeds of peace is published thrice annually in January, May and September, in order to promote the aims and objectives of the Thai Inter-Religious Commission for Development (TICD) and the Spirit in Education Movement (SEM) as well as the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB). In order to subscribe a $50/year donation is suggested. Personal checks from the UK, US, and Euro are accepted.


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 Vol.33 No.2 May-August. 2560 (2017)
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