Overview for Contribution of Buddhism to World Culture (In 2 Volumes)
Still there is lust for power, or desire to dominate are barely restrained by fear the fear of manâ€™s own vastly improved instruments of destruction. Fear, however is not a very reliable brake on manâ€™s impulses, and it constantly poisons the atmosphere by creating a feeling of instruction which again fan the fires of hate. The wrath of nature experiences in recent times leaves us bewildered and helpless. The phenomena is not new. The magnitude has increased. From where to receive the remedy? How is it to be obtained? One cannot help and wonder at the foresight and wisdom of the Buddha that inspired the world more than 2500 years ago, which are so relevant in todayâ€™s time. Ethics and values play the vital role in the present situation of globalization. The concern is an outcome of growing violence, fissiparous tendencies, ethnic, linguistic and religious conflicts the world. A sense of mutual distrust and fear of the other is visible everywhere. Never before, these apprehension existed in such awesome proportions. Man still bungle only with the symptoms of their malady, remaining blind to the source of the illness which isd no other than the htree strong Roots of Everyhing Evil (akuuala mula) pointed out by the Buddha- Greed (lobha), hatred (dveua) and delusion (moha). Buddha offer a great varuiety of methods of metal training asnd subjects of meditation suited to the various individual needs, temperaments and capacities. Yet all these method ultimately converge in the â€œWay of Mindfulnessâ€ called by the master himselfâ€ the only Wayâ€. This book will focus on the Buddhaâ€™s prescription of â€œMeditationâ€ which is the foundation for the Ethical values to strengthen oneâ€™s Culture.
Kalpakam Sankarnarayan (Editor)
No info for this author
Ichijo Ogawa (Editor)
No info for this author
Ravindra Panth (Editor)
Dr. Ravindra Panth is presently working as Director, nava Nalanda Mahavihara. He is a scholar of Pali and Buddhist Studies and has edited several Pali texts and research volumes. He has presented and published several research papers in national and international seminars, conferences an journals. Dr Panth had delivered lectures in India and abroad on various themes related with Buddhism, sspecially on Buddhist Psychology. He has authored some books in Buddhism. His recent book on Buddhist Psychology entitled, Abhidhamma Martix is under Print.