International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Religious Studies | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023

Interconnectedness and Environmental Activism: An Exploration of Thich Nhat Hanh's Application of Buddhist Teachings

Bhikkhuni Thanh Nha (Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong)

Abstract: Considering the current environmental crisis, it is crucial to explore various sources of motivation and inspiration to address the pressing challenges effectively. This paper investigates the philosophical faundations of his environmentalism through the lens of Buddhist's teachings. It explores the philosophical foundations of his environmentalism, such as interconnectedness and impermanence, and their implications for environmental preservation. The study also high lights Thich Nhat Hanh's practical applications of these teachings in promoting sustainable lifestyles and mindful consumption. By learning about Thich Nhat Hanh's ideas and views, this study aims to motivate more research and encourage individuals, groups, and policymakers to strengthen awareness of environmental responsibility in safeguarding the planet.

Keywords: Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhism, environmental activism, interconnectedness, interdependence, impermanence, engaged Buddhism, community building, sustainable living, mindful consumption, ecological responsibility

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 2269 - 2276

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