Socially Engaged Buddhism

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Ken Jones, Welsh Author and Activist, Dies at 85

Ken Jones, a dharma teacher with the UK-based Western Chan Fellowship and an important voice in socially engaged Buddhism, left this dew-drop world Sunday, August 2, after a long illness, at the age of 85. His professional career was in higher education, supplemented by many years as a peace, ecology, and social justice activist. His […]

By David Loy

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Tibetan Buddhism and Social Engagement

This panel discussion is from the 2010 International Conference on Tibetan Buddhism. Chaired by Dr. John Makransky, the featured keynote speakers were Lama Pema Wangdak and Dr. Jan Willis. Additional panelists included Acharya Fleet Maull, Ven Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Diana Rose, and Tsoknyi Rinpoche.   Tibetan Buddhism and Social Engagement from Carol Beck on Vimeo.

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Top Seven Challenges of Western Socially Engaged Buddhism

The following seven challenges were expressed by participants at the first major Symposium for Western Socially Engaged Buddhism taking place August 9-14, 2010.  The event is hosted by the Zen Peacemakers and you could check out detailed coverage of the Symposium at the Bearing Witness Blog.   1. To practice social engagement as a Buddhist […]

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