Conflict Management by Buddhist Peaceful Means of Loving-kindness (metta)

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Venerable Neminda


This paper aims to present the conflict management by Buddhist peaceful means of
loving-kindness. This studying applies the Buddhist perspective on the causes of conflict,
ways to manage on conflict and realizing the peace by practical ways of loving-kindness,
modern approach of Buddhist loving-kindness and mindfulness meditation. So, the researcher
will explore the potentials of loving-kindness and Buddhist contributions to the peacemaking
efforts of peace in the present day. The Buddhist loving-kindness and mindfulness can
be utilized as a conflicts resolution in human society. Loving-kindness is one of the best
things among the four sublime Dhamma and it is a solution of conflicts which is non-violent
intervention. The Buddhist outlook is premature in accordance with the insights of peace
studies that are the process of peace and insistence of peace. And, the holistic framework of
peace would play a vital role in the efforts of bringing the culture of peace into existence
in the world. Therefore, the researcher will explore conflict management by Buddhist
loving-kindness and mindfulness in human societies.


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Neminda, V. (2019). Conflict Management by Buddhist Peaceful Means of Loving-kindness (metta). The Journal of International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU), 12(1), 209–223. Retrieved from
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