edited with introduction by Nandasena Ratnasena; xvii, 244p., 23 cm., (Bibliotheca Indo-Buddhica Series No. 168)
CONTENTS:- 1. Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement--hundred Village Development Scheme 2. Sarvodaya in a Buddhist Society 3. Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement : Towards a Global Perspective from a Rural Experience 4. Integrating National Development with the Rural Sector 5. Western and Asian Science--two Ways of Seeking Knowledge Through Causes 6. Non-violence as a Process of Transforming action with Inner Harmony 7. On Survival and Development--Lessons from Sarvodaya--a Buddhist Inspired Movement for Universal Awakening 8. Village Studies for Development Purposes 9. Peace-making in Sri Lanka in the Buddhist Context 10. Social Service and Humanity--what Buddhists can Contribute 11. Sarvodaya Concept of Development and its Applicability to Building-up an Asian Regional Network Including Japan 12. Political Institutions and Traditional Morality 13. Technology and Rural Transformation 14. Transformation of Vision into Reality-Planning for Development (Awakening) 15. A People's Agenda for Global Awakening 16. Buddhism in the 21st Century 17. Tolerance as a Positive Characteristic for Personal and Structural Change 18. Buddhist Thought in Sarvodaya Practice
The essays included here deal with development of philosophy and strategy based on Buddhist teachings.