Buddhism and World Peace

K. Bagchi

Abstract


‘Buddhism’ is not merely a religion of faith and practice but it is a time tested scientific religion based on spiritual materialism and dialectical reasoning. Buddhist philosophy is far more relevant on crisis torn world today for establishing world peace on a permanent basis. Buddhism is an outstanding religious theological tradition-a tradition of peace and harmony based on the philosophy of philanthropic humanism and universal fraternity which is a hallmark of Lord Buddha’s teachings transcending all national racial social and cultural barriers. Buddhism believes in the potential divinity of the universal human soul. To Lord Buddha Dhamma is nothing but religious righteousness as the true guiding spirit of humanity.

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