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Bearing Witness: A Newsletter for Western Socially Engaged Buddhism


A Newsletter for Western Socially Engaged Buddhism

The Zen Peacemakers founder, Bernie Glassman has created the first clearinghouse on Socially Engaged Buddhism in the West. We are pleased to invite you to receive our FREE monthly online publication.

You will learn about:

  • Who?: Profiles, links and articles on the individuals and groups practicing service and working for social justice as Buddhist practice
  • What?: Emerging service projects and social actions, including opportunities to train and get involved
  • Why?: The history, ethical bases and philosophies that inspire the global movement of Buddhist communities towards social engagement

Previous issues include Bernieís recent meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama as well as a survey of Buddhist chaplaincy programs.†† You are invited to e-mail submissions for our February issue featuring work in prisons to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .†† For your free subscription, please go to:

We are also building two related directories:

Groups and Activists


Learning Resources

Itís easier than ever to access information and to get involved!"