The Development of Buddhist Peace Model for Non-Violence in Modern Society

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Suman Barua


This objective-driven research endeavor has pursued three fundamental aims: 1) To comprehend the intricate dynamics, issues, and fundamental causes of violence, while delving into concepts and theories of peacebuilding to advocate non-violence within present-day society; 2) To scrutinize the role of Buddhist principles in nurturing non-violence amid contemporary societal dynamics; and 3) To craft a tailored Buddhist Peace Model geared towards advancing non-violence within modern societal landscapes. Methodologically, this study has harnessed a comprehensive approach, integrating documentary research encompassing academic Buddhist literature, textual commentaries, the Pali Dictionary, theses, articles, journals, and in-depth interviews.

          The outcomes of this investigation into the formulation of a Buddhist peace model for non-violence in modern society offer valuable insights: (1) a thorough analysis of prevailing conditions, challenges, and root causes of violence, alongside the conceptual frameworks and strategies for peacebuilding conducive to fostering non-violence in contemporary society; (2) an exploration of Buddhist

methodologies and practices conducive to upholding non-violence in contemporary societal contexts; (3) the proposition of methodologies for constructing a Buddhist peace model aimed at propelling non-violence within contemporary societal realms; and (4) the identification and explication of various Buddhist Peace Models specifically tailored to address non-violence within the framework of modern society.

             The research highlights the significance of studying the development of a Buddhist peace model in modern society, identifying two key sub-categories: practicing precepts and developing morality, and building a harmonious modern society through moral cultivation. These sub-categories are deemed crucial and are expected to play a pivotal role in the development of the Buddhist Peace Model for promoting non-violence in contemporary society. Thus, the article focuses on exploring the development of the Buddhist Peace Model for Non-Violence in Modern Society.

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Barua, S. (2023). The Development of Buddhist Peace Model for Non-Violence in Modern Society. The Journal of International Buddhist Studies College (JIBSC), 9(2), 91–113. Retrieved from
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