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Relevance of Buddhism & other religious in modern society

International Buddhist Conference (22nd 1997 NaМ„landaМ„, India)

Relevance of Buddhism & other religious in modern society

proceedings of the XXII International Conference on Buddhist Studies in India, Nalanda, December 09 and 10, 1997

by International Buddhist Conference (22nd 1997 NaМ„landaМ„, India)

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Published by Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, International Buddhist Brotherhood Association in Nalanda, Bodh-gaya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelevance of Buddhism and other religious in modern society
    Statementeditors, Abiko Ken-etsu, Dipak Kumar Barua.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsAbiko, Ken-etsu., Barua, Dipak Kumar, director, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara., Nava Nālandā Mahāvihāra., International Buddhist Brotherhood Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2002/00656, BQ20
    The Physical Object
    Pagination459 p. :
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL171045M
    LC Control Number99950747

    Buddhism Today. With the fast pace and high stress of modern life many people are becoming interested in the peaceful philosophy of Buddhism. In particular there is a very deep interest in learning how to meditate, both to overcome stress and anxiety, and to deepen one’s spiritual experience. Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals. The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human-scientific approaches.

    Buddhism in Modern Life. by Ananda W.P. Guruge that people are having greater access to each other; that communication barriers are fast disappearing; that it is possible for one to know what happens everywhere in the world within a short time, and thereby pen-nits participation in the life of a larger cross-section of the world than one. Since Buddhism is often taken to be a very unworldly religion, what I am trying to present here is an account and analysis of “another Buddha”—one who is no less real than the person who has been revered (and sometimes deified) by the dominant schools of Buddhist religion for .

    Get Your Custom Essay on Religion in Modern Society Just from $13,9/Page Get custom paper Recently (relatively speaking), the addition of the media has served as a method of promotion and persuasion, ranging all the way from trivial, street-side advertising to mass conversions and the attempting of subtle, influencing techniques. Buddhist modernism (also referred to as modern Buddhism, modernist Buddhism and Neo-Buddhism) are new movements based on modern era reinterpretations of Buddhism. David McMahan states that modernism in Buddhism is similar to those found in other religions. The sources of influences have variously been an engagement of Buddhist communities and teachers with the new cultures and .


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The relevance of Buddhism to the modern social context lies in the fact that it offers a philosophical middle way that recognizes in principle the norms of scientific rationality, while rejecting both the extreme materialist world-view of modern science and the metaphysical and dogmatic fundamentalism of traditional religion.

millennia to come. Buddhism has a special role to play in the modern world because unlike many other religious traditions, Buddhism uniquely propounds the concept of independence which accords closely with the fundamental notions of modern science.

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About the Book The present work is an effort to discuss the resemblance, relevance and practicality of Buddhist ethics in contemporary world. Generally, it is opined that the ethical and moral principles of Buddhism advocated by the Buddha about years ago are not much relevant in present day society.

Refuting all those allegations, the author has tried to prove that although the social. In a primitive society, without modern day methods of transportation of communication, religions could not encounter each other’s beliefs as strongly as it occurs in present times.

However, a means of religion was that it was necessary to build societies stable enough to bring about the technological advancements needed to bring these. This is an important aspect of Buddhism in modern society. Dharma practice isn’t just coming to the temple; it’s not simply reading a Buddhist scripture or chanting the Buddha’s name.

Practice is how we live our lives, how we live with our family, how we work together with our colleagues, how we relate to the other people in the country. This helps to develop respect. Therefore, keep your Christian tradition, if you are Christian, but gain understanding and knowledge of other traditions.

As for methods, all teach the same practice – love, compassion, tolerance. Since the practice is shared in common, it is all right to adopt some methods from Buddhism. Basic Buddhism is relevant for the problems of modern society in several other ways. But it must be remembered that the traditional practices of Buddhism in several of its schools, including to some extent in the Theravâda tradition, departs considerably from the principles enunciated by the Buddha.

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Listed here are 20 possible reasons contributing to the challenges of Buddhism in the modern world. The list is not exhaustive. Some of these are obvious whiles others are subtle yet significant once identified. Some are more predominant in the Eastern world whiles other are more prevalent in the Western world and there are some [ ].

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This book argues for the relevance of Jain thought as a potential solution to many modern crises of religious intolerance, violence, consumerism, materialism, and ecological disasters that the human community continually faces.

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Buddhism as a modern way of life by this highly qualified scholar who has a special gift to interpret the Dhamma to people from every walk of life. The Sasana Abhiwurdhi Wardhana Society most humbly expresses its gratitude and pays tribute to the most Venerable for his indefatigable services in his exposition of the Dhamma and for rendering File Size: KB.

among other non-Buddhist religious traditions, demonstrate this. Cho () ar gues that s uch rationalist tendenc y is a (willful) misinterpretation of Therav ā da fostered by the desire to Author: Mark Speece.

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In the past, nations and continents remained more or less isolated. The concept of one truth, one religion, was very relevant then. But today the situation is different. Pluralism in religious faith is necessary and relevant in today’s world.

It is important for me as a Buddhist to believe that Buddhism. From the Veritas ‘Into the Classroom’ series: J.R.

Walsh surveys the country’s religious experience down the ages and in recent times. This series, edited by Eoin G. Cassidy and Patrick M. Devitt, is designed for teachers of the new Leaving Cert religious education syllabus. pp, Veritas, To purchase this book online, go to   It may be mentioned in this connection that within a period of five years () the population of Neo-Buddhists rose from 1, 80, to 32, 50,a spectacular increase of % Neo Buddhism has the following purposes—(a) peaceful co-existence with self respect and self dignity (b) formation of a classless society (c) right to live.Modern Life – Buddhism's Enduring Relevance The methods revealed within Buddhism have stood the test of time and are as relevant today as they were .