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<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Reconciling the Fractured Self of Nationhood
How to balance the needs of the majority with those of minorities
Uploaded 21 Nov 2018
Beyond 2,600 Years of Buddhism: A Reflection on the 1st ASEAN Buddhist Conference on ASEAN Buddhists
Addressing communal religious violence and the revival of the bhikkhuni order
Uploaded 18 Nov 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>—Learning From Race Issues in The United States
How can we create societies free from racial tensions?
Uploaded 22 Jul 2016
Thadama Myintzu Nunnery: A Refuge for Girls at Risk
A Burmese nunnery protecting girls from trafficking and sex work
Uploaded 30 Jun 2016
Exploring Buddhist Teachings at the 10th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Identifying the root causes of conflict and ways of resolving it
Uploaded 30 Jun 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Letting Go of Extremism: The Middle Way
On the need for an alternative approach to countering extremism
Uploaded 27 Nov 2015
A Concern for Beauty
Celebrating intangible dance culture
Uploaded 17 Jul 2015
How Does a Pure Land Aspirant Practice “Bodhichitta”?
Pure Land practitioners are puzzled by a moral dilemma. What is it?
Uploaded 12 Jun 2015
The “Yogyakarta Statement”: Guidelines for Religious Harmony and Communal Stability
In recent years, we have heard much about the importance of mutual tolerance and non-discrimination on the part of religious believers and communities. But somehow, the practical reality of achieving
Uploaded 22 May 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Crisis and Opportunity for Theravada Buddhism
Unpacking nationalism and gender in Theravada countries
Uploaded 20 Mar 2015
Letters from Saint Petersburg: Seekers Share Their Stories
The year was 1993, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two years had passed since the heroic city of Leningrad was rechristened Saint Petersburg, its imperial name. Vasily Repin was a stud
Uploaded 13 Mar 2015
Sri Lanka: In Search of Reconciliation
I met Mawlavi Faiz, the chief caretaker and Imam of the Red Mosque in Kandy, on his way out after the evening prayers. On being asked his reaction to recent events in the southern towns of Aluthgama a
Uploaded 13 Mar 2015
“Buddhist Voices from the Land of Rivers:” Let Hope Rise from the Ashes
This is the fifth article in our series “Buddhist Voices from the Land of Rivers.” Here, John Cannon explores an appropriate response to the damage caused by communal clashes in Bangladesh.   On 16
Uploaded 2 Jan 2015
Spiritual Borderlands: Folklore, Identity, and Vajrayana in Southern Siberia
Lore, history, and society at the far reaches of the Buddhist world
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
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