Manish Prasad Rajak*: The Enlightened Leader: An Insight Into Buddhist Leadership Model For 21st Century

ABSTRACT Buddhism in recent times has garnered extensive recognition from scholars’ around the world for responding to some of the major contemporary issues that threaten the existence of mankind. Be it in the arena of politics, economics, conflict-resolution, sustainable practices, etc., effective leadership is seen quintessential for averting the variety of interrelated problems humanity faces;…

Christopher Titmuss: The Buddha and his Meetings with Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People | 2: Consumerism and Excessive Information today obscures direct action

Consumerism and Excessive Information today obscures direct action   While today, society still generates people committed to the spiritual quest, the magnetic pull of consumerism and intensification for sensual gratification obscures a deep, widespread interest in the issue of what it means to be a human being. We have substituted spiritual explorations with obsessions around…

Đạo Sinh: Bốn Chúng

Những người phát tâm học hỏi & thực hành những lời dạy của đức Phật trên hành tinh này bao gồm 4 hạng. Thuật ngữ Phật học gọi là “tứ chúng” hay “bốn chúng”—”chúng” là chữ được dịch nghĩa từ chữ Phạn “saṃgha” (僧伽; community): – hai chúng nam-nữ xuất gia, – hai chúng nam-nữ…

Christopher Titmuss: The Buddha and his Meetings with Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People | 1: Background to the Buddha’s Meetings

1. Background to the Buddha’s Meetings: The Buddha engaged in numerous conversations with parents, children, teenagers, students, householders, and the elderly from secular society, as well as meetings with novices, monks, nuns, ascetics and priests in various religious and spiritual traditions in India around 2600 years ago. The discourses (suttas) also show the depth of…