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Dr. King’s Radical Revolution Of Values

By Richard Eskow

Today, January 20th, the nation celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If Dr. King hadn’t been murdered, he would be 91 years old. 1,908 more words

Engaged Buddhism

In Defence of Peace

Buddha accepted all beings in his compassionate embrace without discrimination, and showed the way leading to the eradication of suffering and true happiness. He explained… 428 more words

Bhikkhu Bodhi on the Climate Change Crisis

Our House Is On Fire, Yet We Still Play with Toys

by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

 {Note from the blogger … Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, the renowned Buddhist scholar and climate change activist, gave this keynote address at a recent event at the United Nations. 1,543 more words

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A Mindful New Year

Hey, it’s (sort of) the first day of the new decade! Er, depending on who you ask. Judging from the many, MANY “Best of 2010s” articles I’ve read over the past few months, the consensus seems to be that decades begin at Year 0. 1,380 more words

Self-Reflection

Promoting a Food-Sovereign City in Detroit

By Patricia Brick

This year Buddhist Global Relief’s partner Keep Growing Detroit (KGD) celebrated its sixth anniversary of supporting gardeners and creating food distribution pathways to ensure as many Detroit residents as possible have access to nutritious locally grown fruits and vegetables. 369 more words

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Helping Marginalized Working Women in Peru

By Patricia Brick

A BGR project in Peru, with Peruvian partner, Asociación Grupo de Trabajo Redes, is dedicated to providing marginalized women with access to vocational educational training, information about their labor rights, and opportunities to find dignified work. 675 more words

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Thich Nhat Hanh, Walking just to Walk

Thich Nhat Hanh has been a resource for those newer Buddhist like myself for generations. I looked today and saw he is 93 years young, what a life he has had, the things he has seen, the things he has done! 1,157 more words

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