Buddhism does not exist apart from society but manifests itself in society. The wisdom of Buddhism must be applied dynamically in society. It is suicidal for a religion to remain cloistered in a world of religion, closed off from the rest of the world.

Stories of Hope

The Spirit of Reverence for Life

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai will be forever remembered for empowering women and protecting our planet. She also promoted the Japanese “mottainai” spirit—treasuring life and wasting nothing.