The Buddha's Light Philosophy
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The Buddha's Light Philosophy

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Item Code: NAJ180
Author: Venerable Master Hsing Yun
Publisher: Buddha Light Art and Living Pvt Ltd
Language: English
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9789382017028
Pages: 234
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Weight 160 gm
About the book

The Buddha‘s Light Philosophy examines the managements and accomplishment of the Fo Gaung Shan Buddhist Order and the Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA). These organization, Founded to further the goals of Humanistic Buddhism, have flourished around the world and touched many lives. The Buddha’s Light Philosophy traces their purpose, mission, concepts, and guidelines to provide in the modern with an understanding of Humanistic Buddhist practice in the modern world.

About the Author

Venerable Master Hsing Yun has been a Buddhist monk for over seventy years and has spent his life working to promote Humanistic Buddhism. He is the Founder of the Fo Gaung Shan Buddhist Order , Which has branch temples throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas. He is the author of many works including for all living Being an d Being Good; Buddhist Ethics for Everyday Life.

Introduction

The Buddha’s Light Philosophy , written in Chinese by venerable Master Hsing Yun and translated by Fo Gaung Shan International Translation Center (F.G.S.I.T.C) will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn about of Gaung Shan , the Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA), , and their relevance to today’s society.

Venerable Master Hsing Yun , the founder of the BLIA, advocates modernization, a focus on the world in which we live , and the systematization of Buddhism. The presents work examines these ideals as they specifically apply to the management and accomplishment s of the BLIA and the fo Gaung Shan Buddhist Order . The Buddha’s Light Philosophy describes the foundation of the BLIA, its purpose, its mission, concepts, and guidelines. Not only does it service the people and spread a joy among them, it also encourages us to model our practice and behaviours on the four great bodhisattvas and abide by the teachings of Humanistic Buddhism.

First published in 2002 , this new edition of the Buddha’s Light Philosophy contains up-to –date information on the activities of the BLIA over the last decade, and updates much for the terminology to reflect the changes in Fo Gaung Shan and in wider Buddhist community.

The BLIA is an organization that belongs to all the Buddhist in the world,, and I hope you can apply the teachings of the BLIA and the Buddha’s Light Philosophy to help you, your community, and the entire world.

Contents

  Introduction vii
  Biography of the BLIA Founder ix
1. The meaning of the Buddha's Light Philosophy 1
2. The mission of the Buddha's Light Philosophy 7
3. Harmony Between Tradition and Modernity 13
4. The Development of the Buddha's Light Philosophy 19
5. The Founding of the BLIA 27
6. The Guiding Principles of the BLIA 31
7. The BLIA Anthem 37
8. BLIA General Conference Keynote Speeches 41
9 The Fo Gaung Samadhi 47
10. BLIA Procedures 55
11. Understanding Humanistic Buddhism 61
12 Humanistic Buddhism in the Sutras 69
13. The Buddha's Light Organizational System 99
14. Guidelines for BLIA Members 17
15. Social Action in Humanistic Buddhism 115
16. Buddhist Education 123
17. Frequently Asked Questioned 139
18. Stories About Venerable Master Hsing Yun 161
19. Stories About Devotees 173
  Appendix; The History of Fo Gaung Shan 185
  Exercises 207
  Glossary 213

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