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social face of Buddhism

Ken Jones

social face of Buddhism

activism and analysis

by Ken Jones

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Published by Wisdom in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKen Jones.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination415 p. ;
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18434617M
    LC Control Number88040562

    The New Face of Buddha: Buddhism and Political Power in Southeast Asia Ky President Prince Sihanouk Province Quang Duc Red Guards regime religion religious robes role rule Saigon sangha sect Singhalese social Soka Gakkai South Vietnam streets struggle teachings temple Thai Thailand Theravada Thich Quang Duc Thich Tam About Google Books. Part Two: The Action Giving and helping. All social action is an act of giving (dana), but there is a direct act which we call charitable action, whether it be the UNESCO Relief Banker's Order or out all night with the destitutes' soup kitchen. Is there anything about Buddhism that should make it less concerned actively to maintain the caring society than is Christianity or humanism?

    Get this from a library! The new social face of Buddhism: a call to action. [Ken Jones] -- "In this monumental work, Jones makes a compelling and humane case that the well-being of the individual and the well-being of society simply cannot be separated. The New Social Face of Buddhism is. In their view, Buddhism does not promote an attitude to life, which enables human beings to face life’s challenges, but encourages the solitary pursuit of inward peace and calm, forgetting about the rest of the society that toils and suffers in the face of social injustices, economic depravities, and a variety of other social problems.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Ken, Social face of Buddhism. London ; Boston, MA, USA: Wisdom Publications, (OCoLC) Buddhist Quotes. 74, likes 90 talking about this. Buddhist quotes, which inspired us and spoke to our ers: 75K.


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The Social Face Of Buddhism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Raw, unflinching acceptance of this real is held by Buddhism to be at the very core of human “awakening.” Yet these preeminent human truths are universally shored up against in contemporary Buddhist practice, contravening the very heart of Buddhism.

The author's critique of Western Buddhism is threefold. And while Buddhism is best known in the West as a path to inner change, and it has no social justice teachings per se, a number of books show how Buddhist principles can prompt activism on issues.

Review. "Ken Jones has given us an inspiring, challenging handbook for Buddhist social activism. In such practice lies hope for the world."--Sam Hamill, founder, Poets Against the War, and author of Dumb Luck "This inspiring book points the way to a revolution in contemporary spirituality."--Joan Halifax, Abbess, Upaya Zen Center, 5/5(5).

book. In the second part, Buddhism and Buddhist teachings are looked at from the perspective of medicine. What do Buddhist teachings say on illness and health. Health for example, is referred to as the greatest gain in life. There is much that Buddhist anthropology and sociology could gain from Buddhist thought.

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A widely published haiku poet, he has been awarded the Sasakawa prize for his contribution in that field. He final years were spent in his native Wales, with his Irish wife Noragh.

He passed away in. A strong new Buddhist journalism is emerging in the United States, and American Buddhism has made its way onto the Internet. The faces of Buddhism in America are diverse, active, and growing, and this book will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding this vital religious movement.

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