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Local Development and Spiritual Cultivation: Awakening Asian Youth to a Sustainable Future

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  October 8 (Tues.) Tsukiji Hongan-ji Temple, Tokyo October 12 (Sat.) Ryukoku University, Kyoto 日本語報告 Sponsored by: Mekong Watch AYUS International Buddhist Cooperation Network Japan Network of Engaged Buddhists (JNEB) We are all individually connected in communities and societies that must deal with various global issues such as climate change. The structure of social systems […]

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EcoDharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis

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The New International Engaged Buddhism Study Group 2019 Spring Series May 21 (Tue.) EcoDharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis  Guest: David R. Loy Teacher in the Sanbo-Kyodan Zen lineage Former Professor of International Studies, Bunkyo University Author of EcoDharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis (2019) It is no exaggeration to say that today […]

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Standing at the Edge: Creating Balance and Resiliency in Psycho-Spiritual Care

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Special Seminar #2 with Rev. Joan Halifax Founder of the Upaya Zen Center Being With Dying Program April 22, 2019 In our ongoing work for suicide prevention and psycho-spiritual counseling at the International Buddhist Exchange Center (IBEC) of the Kodo Kyodan Buddhist Fellowship, we were truly blessed to host Roshi Joan Halifax for her second […]

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Understanding the Interconnectedness of Personal and Social Suffering through Engaged Buddhism

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Special Seminar with Rev. Joan Halifax Founder of Upaya Zen Center Being With Dying Program December 17, 2018 Amidst a society immersed in a myriad of suffering, what can Buddhism do to confront the suffering of individuals? To answer this question, the International Buddhist Exchange Center at Kodosan hosted a special seminar on December 17 […]

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Buddhist Approaches to Dying and Hospice Care in Taiwan

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A Public Symposium sponsored by The Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts in conjunction with The International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB) 18th General Conference November 22, 2017 Dharma Drum Mountain Temple One of the outstanding examples of Taiwanese Engaged Buddhism is the development of Buddhist based hospice care and the training of ordained sangha […]

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No Nukes and the U.S Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement in Tokyo

Requesting a Radical Review of the United States-Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

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Drafted at the April 19, 2017 Public Gathering No Nukes and the U.S Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement Addressed to: Shinzo Abe – Prime Minister Fumio Fujita – Minister for Foreign Affairs Hiroshige Seko – Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hirokazu Matsuno – Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Yoshiaki Oka – Atomic […]

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Contemplative Engagement: The Development of Buddhist Chaplaincy in the United States & Its Meaning for Japan

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Jonathan S. Watts Rev. Hitoshi Jin The Rinbutsuken Institute for Engaged Buddhism (臨床仏教研究所)  Skip to: Part 2: Understanding “Spiritual Care” Part 3: Introducing “Contemplative Care” Part 4: The Role of Medical Professionals in Spiritual and Contemplative Care Part 5: Shifting from the Individual to the System Part 6: Conclusion: Lessons and Challenges for Japan Introduction The Rinbutsuken Institute for Engaged […]

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Eco-Temple Community Development Project

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International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB) Interfaith Climate and Ecology network (ICE) Eco-Temple Community Development Project Background: The Interfaith Climate and Ecology network (ICE) of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB) was initiated in 2012 after many years of individual members in the INEB network engaging in a wide variety of Buddhist/faith based environmental […]