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Japanese-Korean Buddhist Exchange Program on Nuclear & Clean Energy

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The Transnational Structural Violence of Nuclear Energy & Building Environmentally Sustainable Temple Communities in Korea and Japan  July 3-5, 2014 Introduction From July 3 to July 5, 2014, 4 representatives of the Japan Network of Engaged Buddhists (JNEB) visited South Korea to conduct a 3 day study and networking tour on the common crisis facing both countries […]

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Kenju-in: An Eco-Temple

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Protecting Forests and Building Health and Longevity through Everyone’s Energy February 5, 2014 日本語原稿:見樹院(豊島組)の取り組み 「森を守り、健康で長寿 命の建築をみんなの力で」 Rev. Hidehito Okochi At Kenju-in Temple in downtown Tokyo, we recently completed a complete renewal of the temple building as part of our commemoration of the 800-year memorial of our Jodo Pure Land denomination founder, Honen-bo Genku, in 2012. […]

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PUBLICATION: Lotus in the Nuclear Sea

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by the International Buddhist ExchangeCenter (IBEC) Yokohama, Japan (in print November 1, 2013) featuring Joanna Macy, David Loy, Harsha Navaratne, Pra Paisan Visalo, Rev. Taitsu Kono (chief priest of Myoshinji Rinzai Zen), Rev. Tetsuen Nakajima, Rev. Hidehito Okochi & the voices of the Buddhist priests and social activists of Fukushima Natural disasters follow an eternal […]

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PUBLICATION: This Precious Life: Buddhist Tsunami Relief and Anti-Nuclear Activism in Post 3/11 Japan

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A Publication of the International Buddhist Exchange Center This Precious Life: Buddhist Tsunami Relief and Anti-Nuclear Activism in Post 3/11 Japan Edited by Jonathan S. Watts  US$10.00 Now available on Kindle worldwide In the West, order through amazon.com In Japan, contact the Editor at ogigaya@gmail.com In the rest of Asia, contact the office of the International […]