Buddhism views on the environment

A few things I have to know for RS


Who said this?

Respect for life and the natural world is essential. By living simply, you can be in harmony with other creatures and grow to appreciate the interconnectedness of all lives.

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Who said this?

The world grows smaller and more interdepent everyday. The need for lives being characterised by Universal Responsibility is greater than ever. Not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.

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His holiness, Dalai Lama

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Complete the sentence

  • One of Bodhisattva's        vows is: However                 beings are, I vow to             them.
  • Sanghavakshita said: the right use of               is part of the               life.
  • If the                               is harmed, all                things are                         .
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One of Bodhissattva's four vows is: However innumerable beings are, I vow to save them.

Sanghavakshita said: the right use of nature is part of the spiritual life.

If the environment is harmed, all living things are harmed.

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