Applied Buddhism to Preserve the Nature: : The Green Buddhism

Applied Buddhism to Preserve the Nature: : The Green Buddhism


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Buddhism views human being as part of nature and if nature is destroyed humanity cannot live, and by abusing nature human being abuses he or herself. Environment may be made pollution free and development can be continued through the Buddhist approach by practicing compassion, interdependence, non-violence, human reverence for nature; by choosing simple life-styles which promote social justice and environmental sustainability for the present and future generations; by emphasizing, within the family and the community, religious values and ethical teachings which urge responsible use of material resources and which ensure just human relationships; by initiating practical activities to prevent pollution, renew forests, protect endangered species, correct climate change and enhance awareness about the global ecological crisis; by opposing and seeking to correct intolerance and injustice within and between different religious communities; by maintaining sustainable development and ecological responsibility; and by multiplying projects involving women and youth, which can be widely imitated and can give satisfying evidence of success in conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781517348946
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/26/2015
Series: Applied Buddhism , #10
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Dr. Dipak Kumar Barua was the earlier Dean of the Faculty Council for Postgraduate Studies in Education, Journalism & Library Science in the University of Calcutta (1987-1991) and the Director of Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda (1996-1999). He is also the pioneer in developing the concept of applied Buddhism.

Dr. Ankur Barua had graduated with distinction from the University of Hong Kong (MBuddStud, 2009). He had also completed two other Master Degrees, one from Sikkim Manipal University (MBAIT, 2007) while the other from Manipal University (MBBS-2000, MD in Community Medicine - 2003) and presently working as Senior Lecturer of Community Medicine at the International Medical University (IMU) in Malaysia.

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