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The Path of compassion : writing on socially engaged Buddhism

Author: Fred Eppsteiner
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Parallax Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"In recent years there has been a significant shift in recognition of Buddhism's social dimension. To encourage this direction, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship has assembled this impressive collection of writings by distinguished teachers and commentators on 'socially engaged Buddhism, ' a Buddhism which is not just in meditation halls but which pervades all our everyday lives and concerns."--Cover.
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 88009832
(OCoLC)17732299
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Eppsteiner
OCLC Number: 988347228
Notes: "A Buddhist Peace Fellowship book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: xx, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Engaged Buddhism: an introduction / Kenneth Kraft --
Invocation: a Cambodian prayer / Maha Ghosananda --
Hope for the future / Tenzin Gyatso, the XIVth Dalai Lama --
Buddhism in a world of change / Sulak Sivaraksa --
Nurturing compassion / Christina Feldman --
Path of compassion / Jack Kornfield --
Please call me by my true names / Thich Nhat Hanh --
Individual, society, and nature / Thich Nhat Hanh --
To enter the marketplace / Nelson Foster --
Buddhism and social action: an exploration / Ken Jones --
Buddhism and the possibilities of a planetary culture / Gary Snyder --
Gandhi, Dogen and deep ecology / Robert Aitken --
Power of peace / Chagdud Tulku --
Thoughts on the Jatakas / Rafe Martin --
Social teachings of the Buddha / Walpola Rahula --
Edicts of Asoka / Robert A.F. Thurman --
Nagarjuna's guidelines for Buddhist social activism / Robert A.F. Thurman --
Three lessons from Shaku Soen / Robert Aitken --
In the crucible: the order of interbeing / Fred Eppsteiner --
Days and months / Cao Ngoc Phuong --
In Indra's net: Sarvodaya & our mutual efforts for peace / Joanna Macy --
Interactivity: sitting for peace & standing for Parliament / Christopher Titmuss --
Rape / Judith Ragir --
Dhamma at the precinct level / Charlene Spretnak --
Taking heart: exercises for social activists / Joanna Macy.
Responsibility: edited by Fred Eppsteiner.

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"In recent years there has been a significant shift in recognition of Buddhism's social dimension. To encourage this direction, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship has assembled this impressive collection of writings by distinguished teachers and commentators on 'socially engaged Buddhism, ' a Buddhism which is not just in meditation halls but which pervades all our everyday lives and concerns."--Cover.

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