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Bahudhā and the post 9/11 world

Author: Balmiki Prasad Singh
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Propounding the concept of Bahudha-an eternal reality or continuum, a dialogue of harmony, and peaceful living, this book refutes notions of the clash of civilisations and explains how the Bahudha approach recognises the distinction between plural societies and pluralism. One of the lessons of 9/11 is that we are living in an inter-dependent world. The author argues that in these times of unprecedented change, old  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Balmiki Prasad Singh
ISBN: 9780199080328 0199080321 9780195693553 0195693558
OCLC Number: 822228681
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 370 pages)
Contents: A world in need of Bahudhā. The world today ; Political 'tsunamis' and after --
Manifestations of Bahudhā approach in India. The Vedic world view ; The pathfinders ; The builders ; The rulers ; Among people --
Bahudhā as an instrument of public policy for harmony. The culture of Bahudhā --
The global imperatives of Bahudhā. Religion for all beings ; Education for harmony ; International political architecture : the United Nations --
The future of Bahudhā. In conclusion.
Responsibility: Balmiki Prasad Singh ; [with a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama].

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Refuting widely publicized ideas about the clash of civilizations, this volume recognizes the distinction between plural societies and pluralism as an inevitable ingredience of democratic societies.  Read more...

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