Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

Phra Paisal Visalo Nobel Peace Center, Oslo 19 June 2017 Without nature, human being is nothing. Our existence is possible because of air, water, food and other requisites provided by nature. Not only survival, our well-being also depends on the generosity of nature....
World Future Council World Future Forum 2017

World Future Council World Future Forum 2017

The Bregenz Declaration – A Call to our Collective Consciousness 2 April 2017 We, the World Future Council commit to take action for systems change. If you, like us, believe this time of breakdown is and can be a time of breakthrough; if you are willing to...
Govt Bans U Wirathu from Preaching Sermons

Govt Bans U Wirathu from Preaching Sermons

Burma’s infamous nationalist Buddhist monk U Wirathu was banned from delivering sermons across the country for one year, starting from March 10, due to his religious hate speeches. The decision was made at a special meeting of the country’s 47 senior Buddhist monks...
What a Buddhist Monk Taught Xi Jinping

What a Buddhist Monk Taught Xi Jinping

ZHENGDING, China — In 1982, two men arrived in this dusty provincial town. One was Shi Youming, a Buddhist monk who was taking up a post in the ruins of one of Zhengding’s legendary temples. The other was Xi Jinping, the 29-year-old son of a top Communist Party...