All posts tagged Violence
In the light of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, how can we transform the suffering of the Las Vegas Shooting and prevent future ones? Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh helps us answer this question.
Can a Buddhist be a soldier? What did the Buddha say about killing? Learn how being a Buddhist and a soldier is not a contradiction in terms, and how war can actually end suffering.
Learn how a U.S. Marine has similar qualities to a Bodhisattva, and what their core values and training can teach Buddhists about following the path.
Are Buddhists truly violent or pacifist? Evil or good? If you are just beginning your path in Buddhism, or contemplating it, this is most understandably an important topic for you.
Learn what an action movie from 1986 can teach us about following the teachings of the Buddha.
The ethnic violence in the western Rakhine state of Burma has nothing to do with religion, but has been transformed into a rallying cry on all sides for their causes. Now is the time to promote peace, not conflict.