Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which describes itself as a “worldwide Buddhist network promoting peace, culture, and education,” has issued “Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity,” his 38th annual peace proposal. The proposal centers on tackling climate change, offering three commitments toward action against global warming. […]
The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”
57-year-old Sutham Nateetong plans to complete his 3,000 mile journey by the end of June.
We believe that growth can be endless, that consumption need have no limits, that meaning is found in things, that aggression brings peace. Margaret Wheatley asks: What happened to our ideals?
Joseph Goldstein on how three principles of meditation can be applied to the world’s conflicts.
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict.
Cheri Maples, a student of Thich Nhat Hanh and former police officer, addresses the current crisis in policing and how a Buddhist outlook could help.
Whether it’s in diplomacy, politics, or economics, the warfare model no longer works for the modern world, says Wendell Berry. In modern war, everyone is defeated.