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New Delhi Declaration

 

Source: PIB

Context: The two day Global Buddhist Summit 2023 concluded successfully in New Delhi today with the New Delhi Declaration

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Major outcomes of the New Delhi Declaration:

  • It highlights the importance of peace, well-being, harmony, and compassion for universal peace
  • The texts, doctrines and philosophy of Buddha Dhamma are the best guides for inter-faith dialogue, harmony and universal peace.
  • It calls upon all nations, organizations, and individuals to work towards creating a world free from conflict, violence, and war, protecting the environment, promoting mindfulness and wisdom, and preserving the sacred sites of Buddhism.
  • It recommends a paradigm shift in human attitudes towards nature, with an emphasis on value education and character building, particularly among youths.
  • It recognized the Buddhist pilgrimage as a living heritage that promotes spiritual growth, cultural understanding and social harmony

  

Usage: The values presented in the declaration can be used in Essay/Ethics to support your answers.