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<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Mitigating and Managing Local and Global Ecological Crises
A call to action: addressing a fundamental truth
Uploaded 17 Mar 2017
Reinstating Animal Rights in Sri Lanka
Charting changing attitudes towards animal rights in a Buddhist nation
Uploaded 30 Jun 2016
Bridging Differences, Building Dialogue - with Dharma Master Venerable Hsin Tao
Ven. Hsin Tao strives for peace and understanding through interfaith dialogue
Uploaded 20 Nov 2015
The “Yogyakarta Statement”: Guidelines for Religious Harmony and Communal Stability
In recent years, we have heard much about the importance of mutual tolerance and non-discrimination on the part of religious believers and communities. But somehow, the practical reality of achieving
Uploaded 22 May 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: The Search for an Identity in Buddhist Studies
Buddhist Studies in the academy is going through a gradual and understated trend. Yet, this trend is one of the most important stages in its intellectual evolution. Since the 1990s, Buddhist Studies h
Uploaded 21 Nov 2014
The Plight of Buddhist Minorities in Bangladesh
During last few years, there have been a number of reports of communal violence against Buddhists in Bangladesh. Although such tensions have always existed, recently we have seen an increase in the va
Uploaded 16 Sep 2013
Why Buddhists should support the revival of the Nuns’ Order
┬áIt is beautiful to see a flower unfold and open from the sun’s light and earth’s moisture. It is a sight at once special but normal, natural, and necessary. For thousands of
Uploaded 5 Mar 2013
A Film Adventure: “Daughters of Dolma”
Increasingly, we find Buddhist Film Festivals popping up in cities around the world for audiences of all ages and backgrounds - there are films with religious and spiritual messages, cultural stories,
Uploaded 1 Apr 2012
Dead Compassion: Wang Yue and the Failure of Religion
The West and China are both in furor over the death of little Wang Yue, the girl who was run over twice and had eighteen people pass by her in callous indifference until finally being rescued. Reactio
Uploaded 21 Oct 2011
Reflections on the evolution and digitization of communities
The early hunter-gatherer model of self-sufficient groups characterized itself with a necessary coherence and unity. This holism, forced by survival, prompted the emergence of certain roles according
Uploaded 1 Jun 2011
Foundations of Interreligious Solidarity
Positive dialogue and active social outreach between different religions is a much-needed ideal in our world today. On this prospect, advocates of various religions have spoken with great enthusiasm f
Uploaded 11 Apr 2011
Buddhist, Taoist leaders accept pastor's apology
Source: Straits Times, Yen Feng DPM Wong is heartened religious leaders met to resolve differences The apology was accepted the old-fashioned way - in person, over a pot of hot tea, and with a firm
Uploaded 10 Feb 2010
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