A good society is built one citizen at a time. Here are some Buddhist-inspired ways to be a good citizen in these troubled political times.
On Saturday, dozens of Buddhist priests and teachers joined a protest against the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
For years, Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis felt she was too busy being a mother to practice Thich Nhat Hanh’s tradition of “Engaged Buddhism” properly. Eventually, she discovered that parenting itself is a form of Engaged Buddhism.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong profiles Justin von Bujdoss, the first-ever Buddhist chaplain in Rikers Island — America’s most notorious jail.
Sivaraksa, 85, could face 15 years in prison because he suggested that a 16th-century elephant battle might not have really happened.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s fourteen precepts of engaged Buddhism, with introduction by Fred Eppsteiner.
Thich Nhat Hanh will receive the 2015 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom award on October 31, the 50th anniversary of the same honor being granted to Dr. King.
Socially engaged Buddhist, Sulak Sivaraksa critiqued worldwide capitalism and supported individual responsibility at the United Nations on Wednesday.
Buddhist activist, poet, teacher and author Ken Jones (1930-2015) passed away on August 2 2015.
A religion known for nonviolence is being used to fuel a genocidal campaign against the Muslims of Burma.