Buddhism and Violence

English: Chinese Buddhist monks performing a f...
 Chinese Buddhist monks performing a formal ceremony in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When we think of Buddhism, we think of peace, tranquility, and friendly monks who guide you to spirituality. However, we are quickly learning that the religion may not be all that we think that it is.

“Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims in South and Southeast Asia, where senior Buddhist monks are actively inciting violence and intolerance despite outcries from the international community.”


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