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Being a Social Architect in Sri Lanka: An Interview with Dr. Charika Marasinghe
Dr. Ahangamage Tudor Ariyaratne embodies patient but unwavering activism in a frail body of 83 years. The instant I shook his wrinkled hand at his residence, I felt I was with someone who could truly
Uploaded 27 Feb 2015
Victimless Crimes – A Buddhist Response
Editor's note: This article was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 12, June 2009.A crime is usually understood as the infringement of an established system of law of a commun
Uploaded 26 Apr 2013
Buddha loves Gaia: Mahayana Reflections on the global ecological crisis
Buddhism is a religion that respects and cares for the Earth. As they walk by the Buddha’s side, disciples do not forget that Mother Nature, or Gaia, is also suffering in samsara. To practice ecologic
Uploaded 1 Sep 2011
The lover’s calling and the Four Divine Abodes: Dynamics of relationships and the Buddhist vocation
This week’s column is dedicated to Jo.   The coming Sunday is Valentine’s Day, the day on which couples take a special time-out for each other and exchange gifts as tokens of their devotion. It mi
Uploaded 12 Feb 2010
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