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Buddhism and the modern world

World Conference on Buddhism and the Modern World (1976 Seoul, Korea)

Buddhism and the modern world

by World Conference on Buddhism and the Modern World (1976 Seoul, Korea)

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Published by Dongguk Univ. in Seoul, Korea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Congresses.,
  • Buddhism and politics.,
  • Buddhism and economics.,
  • Buddhism and social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lee, Sun Keun and Rhi, Ki Yong.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsLee, Sun Keun., Rhi, Ki Yong.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20857965M

    "Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America. Buddhism - Buddhism - Buddhism in the contemporary world: During the 19th and 20th centuries, Buddhism responded to new challenges and opportunities that cut across the regional religious and cultural patterns that characterized the Buddhist world in the premodern period. A number of Buddhist countries were subjected to Western rule, and even those that avoided direct conquest felt the heavy.

    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 . The Buddhist World View Buddhists do not much like the terms Buddhism or religion even if it is difficult in our culture to escape using them, these being Western words which define a religion as a set of beliefs – usually in a god and the supernatural.

    Buddhism and the Modern World The Buddha delivered the fundamental principles of Dhamma some years ago. Initially it spread over most of Asia in some form or other, but since then it has been declining until it now has much less adherents than the other main religions (31). CHARLES WEI-HSUN FU is Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Thought in the Department of Religion, Temple University. He is editor of several book series, including Resources in Asian Philosophy and Religion (Greenwood Press) and is co-editor of Buddhist Ethics and Modern Society (Greenwood, ). He has authored numerous books and articles in the fields of Eastern and Western thought .


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Modern rationalistic and scientific modes of thinking, modern notions of liberal democracy and socialism, and modern patterns of capitalist economic organization were introduced and became important elements in the thought and life of Buddhists and non-Buddhists all across Asia.

The book. Description. Revealing the significance of religion in contemporary life, World Religions Today, Sixth Edition, explores major religious traditions--Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, South Asian religions, East Asian religions, indigenous religions, and new religions--as dynamic, ongoing forces in the lives of individuals and in the collective experience of modern societies.

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In the book the author, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, says: 'In general, all Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, are very precious, but Kadam Dharma or Lamrim is a very special Buddhadharma that is suitable for everyone without exception.

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Every world religion, even the category of religion itself, can be seen as a product of modernity. But Buddhism seems to have a special relation to modernity. This book elucidates the complex cross-cultural genealogy of themes, ideas, and practices crucial to the creation of a new hybrid form of Buddhism that has emerged within the last years.

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