Table of Contents

Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace

Virginia Straus

Joan Halifax

David W. Chappell

I. Building Inclusive Communities

Chapter 1: Chapter 1: The Dhamma Revolution in India: Peacemaking Begins with the Eradication of the Caste System
Dhammachari Lokamitra

Chapter 2: Chapter 2: Buddhism and a Culture of Peace
Sulak Sivaraksa

Chapter 3: A New Millennium of Goodness, Beauty, and Truth
Shih Cheng-Yen

Chapter 4: Buddhist Women in the Global Community: Women as Peacemakers
Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Chapter 5: The Oppression of Buddhists in Mongolia
Lama Bataa Mishigish

Chapter 6: Sarvodaya Shramadana's Approach to Peacbuilding
A.T. Ariyaratne

II. Rebuilding Moral Cultures

Chapter 7:   Keeping Peace with Nature
Stephanie Kaza

Chapter 8:   The Net of Vows
Robert Aitken

Chapter 9: The Activities of the Korean Buddhist Chontae Order toward World Peace
Jeon Chong-Yoon

Chapter 10: Shambhala: “Enlightened Warriorship” for Peace
Judith Simmer-Brown

Chapter 11: My Way of Pilgrimage to Peace
Kosan Sunim

Chapter 12: The SGI’s Peace Movement
Daisaku Ikeda

Buddhist Leaders and Peacework Activities

III. Inner Peace, Outer Kindness

Chapter 13: The Human Family
Maha Ghosananda

Chapter 14: Ahimsa: The Path of Harmlessness
Thich Nhat Hanh

Chapter 15: The Happiness of Peace
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Chapter 16: A Pure Land on Earth
Shih Sheng-Yen

Chapter 17: The UNESCO Declaration: A Tibetan Buddhist Perspective
José Ignacio Cabezón

Chapter 18: Dialogue on Religion and Peace
Tenzin Gyatso, The XIVTH Dalai Lama

Conclusion: Buddhist Peace Principles
David W. Chappell

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