Last updated on: 8/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

BuddhaNet Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

“As a non-sectarian organisation, BuddhaNet includes on its site material which is representative of many Buddhist traditions. However, BuddhaNet does not necessarily endorse the views or opinions of particular traditions.”

“Sitemap,” www.buddhanet.net (accessed Aug. 14, 2008)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“BuddhaNet is a not-for-profit organisation affiliated with the Buddha Dharma Education Association Inc [BDEA], which was first established as a Vipassana Meditation Centre in 1992 in Sydney by an Australian meditation monk Ven. Pannyavaro. BDEA has since evolved as a Buddhist Information and Education Service.”

“About BuddhaNet,” www.buddhanet.net (accessed Aug. 14, 2008)

Mission:

“BuddhaNet is a non-sectarian organisation, offering its services to all Buddhist traditions. It aims to facilitate a significant Buddhist presence in the ever-expanding realm of computer communications technology, applying this technology to helping make the Buddha’s teachings freely available to all.”

“About BuddhaNet,” www.buddhanet.net (accessed Aug. 14, 2008)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Buddhism Support the Death Penalty?