Buddhism and Capital Punishment: by Damien P

Buddhism and Capital Punishment
Most world major religions take an ambiguous perspective on capital punishment. This also applies to Buddhism, a diverse religion with various regional traditions. Even though the Buddha believed in non-violence and compassion for all living beings, he didn’t speak specific doctrines on capital punishment.

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There is no common position among Buddhists on capital punishment, but many emphasize nonviolence and appreciation for life. As a result, in countries with large Buddhist populations, such as Thailand, capital punishment is rare.

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Can Buddhism tolerate capital punishment?
Buddhism and capital punishment. Because Buddhism exists in many forms, under many organisations, there is no unified Buddhist policy on capital punishment.

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Buddhism and capital punishment: Because Buddhism exists in many forms, under many organisations, there is no unified Buddhist policy on capital punishment.

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Death Penalty. The core philosophies of Buddhism contradict capital punishment. Buddhists follow five precepts, or rules about actions to avoid.

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