Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Global Buddhist gathering urges faith-based social action

Ecumenical News International News Highlights
18 May 2011

Global Buddhist gathering urges faith-based social action

Bangkok (ENInews)--Buddhists from as far afield as Lithuania and Uganda
gathered in Bangkok last weekend on the occasion of Vesak Day -- the annual
celebration of the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha -- and called
for both monastics and lay Buddhists to use their faith as a basis for
action in promoting social and economic development. [561 words,
ENI-11-0250]

ENI Online - www.eni.ch

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