For the Sake of Peace

For the Sake of Peace

Seven Paths to Global Harmony : A Buddhist Perspective

Book - 2001
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Based on 20 years of university lectures and proposals to the United Nations, this book addresses the issue of peace from the Buddhist perspective of compassion, interconnectedness of all life, and absolute respect for human life. Informed by the teachings of Nichiren, the 13th-century Japanese Buddhist teacher and reformer, this book considers peace from various angles, including economics, the environment, disarmament, religion, and culture. Asserting that nothing is more precious than peace, this guide affirms that through self-mastery, dialogue, and belief in the sovereignty of the people, the world may come to know a peaceful existence.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Middleway Press, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780967469799
0967469791
Branch Call Number: 294.337873 Ik3a
BQ4570.P4 I36 2002
Characteristics: xxii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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valbourassa
Jul 27, 2017

Daisaku Ikeda has been working toward world peace for many decades. A compassionate person that has published many books. An interesting read on how to create a peaceful planet.

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