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International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies

2021, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part A

Ahimsa: Relevance of Buddha's Teaching of non-violence in the present world


Author(s): Neha Sarin

Abstract: Background: The world is in the grip of numerous conflicts which are among the nations such as Israel-Palestine conflict, North Korea-South Korea rivalry and also conflicts within the nations such as Syrian crisis, secessionist movements such as in Kashmir, North East India. Also terrorism and radicalism is posing a threat to peace and security of the world.
Objectives of Research
1. To analyse role of Buddha's non-violence in promoting world peace.
2. To analyse how far controlling one's desires can solve national and international border disputes.
3. To analyse role of ahimsa in dealing with challenges of Naxalism, separatist movements.
4. To examine the role of Buddha's non-violence in making North-East India a peaceful and a developed region.
Aim: To solve the conflicts of present world by learning from teachings of Gautam Buddha.
Research Methodology
1. Historical Research- It would include study of Buddhist creature to establish facts and impact of Buddhist philosophy during those times.
2. Secondary Sources- It includes Journals, articles, texts on relevance of Buddha's ahimsa.
3. Analytical Method- It would analyse the impacts of Buddhist philosophy in present context.
Result: The teachings of Buddha are still relevant in solving contemporary conflicts as the reason of conflicts still remains limitless desire of individuals and nations.


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Neha Sarin. Ahimsa: Relevance of Buddha's Teaching of non-violence in the present world. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2021;3(4):40-41.
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