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The Way to Peace: A Buddhist Perspective

  title={The Way to Peace: A Buddhist Perspective},
  author={Theresa Yeh},
  • T. Yeh
  • Published 22 March 2006
  • Political Science
Abstract This article provides a survey of the Buddhist vision of peace in the light of peace studies. According to the Buddha's teaching of Dependent Origination, everything, including the psychophysical compound that we call individual, exists only in relation to other beings and things and undergoes constant changes responding and reacting to them. The next section examines the Buddhist perspective on the causes of violence and ways to prevent violence and realize peace. The last section… 

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