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Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist scholar and translator of Buddhist texts. He is also the founder and chair of Buddhist Global Relief, a charity dedicated to helping communities around the world afflicted by chronic hunger and malnutrition.

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Our Life Spaces Have Become Danger Zones: Reflections on Gun Violence in America

In seeking to remedy the epidemic of mass shootings here in the U.S., it isn’t sufficient merely to pass strong gun laws. As critical as these may be, we also have to transform the dysfunctional social ethos that creates the conditions from which mass shooters emerge.

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi ·


Poverty Is Both a Political and a Moral Choice Made By the Powerful

The UN Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty reports that “the American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Illusion.” Isn’t it time to wake up, discard both dreams and illusions, and act on the basis of the truth? 

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