The 3rd & 4th Noble Truths: Realizing the Vision of Ecological & Spiritual Community

Buddhist Alternatives to Nuclear Energy:

So what is the alternative to nuclear power? to fossil fuels? to consumer lifestyles based on excessive consumption? Japanese Buddhists are now calling for reclaiming the traditional “buddhistic” lifestyle of contentment「少欲知足」(Jp. shoyoku-chisoku, Pali. santuti). Some are also trying to show the new way forward with ecological living based around the temple. The core of this work is now centered on the international Eco-Temple Community Development Project. Below are activities centered within Japan:

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