Digital Ethics and Sustainability – the Role of Youth

I recently spoke at a forum in the Center for Universiti Malaya’s Civilizational Dialogue entitled “Ethics and Sustainability - the Role of Youths.” I was really happy to meet again with Prof Dr Azizan Baharuddin (now Director of the Center). She is an inspiration. I...

A Socially Engaged Spiritual Response to the Climate Crisis 

10 January, 2022  Bobo Lwin How personal awakening can help societal transformation.  I recently contributed to a Buddhist dialogue at one of the fringe activities in COP26 in Glasgow, I want  to explain why I did so, based on my personal experiences,...

Inauguration of the Network and GESI Analysis Presentation

The Regional Network for Peacebuilders Project (Sangha for Peace) recently organized “The Inauguration of the Network and GESI Analysis Presentation” via an online platform on Monday 7th, 2022. The main objectives of the meeting were to promote engagement among the...
In Memoriam – Thich Nhat Hanh

In Memoriam – Thich Nhat Hanh

On January 22nd, 2022, beloved Vietnamese Zen Master and path-blazing pioneer of Engaged Buddhism Ven. Thich Naht Hahn passed away peacefully at Tui Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam.

Since their first meeting in 1975, Thich Naht Hanh’s inspirational synthesis of Buddhist pratice and social action has exercised a profound influence on Sulak Sivaraksa’s vision of a Socially Engaged Buddhism – ultimately leading to INEB’s founding in 1989 and Thay’s continually supportive patronage.

Burma Spring Benefit Film Festival

Burma Spring Benefit Film Festival

The Burma Spring Benefit Film Festival presents a curated program of over 30 films from or about Myanmar (Burma), plus daily live talks featuring prominent activists and observers. Net proceeds from this festival will go to grassroots humanitarian...

Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. M. Ashraf Khan Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan ashrafarchaelogist@hotmail.com Pakistan is an important region in South Asia since ancient time. It served as a pivotal point of Buddhism from centuries that’s...