Buddhists Help get out the Vote
“As long as followers of the Way gather together and meet in harmony can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
“As long as followers of the Way care for the vulnerable among them can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
“As long as followers of the Way tend the sacred places in their environment can they be expected to prosper and not decline.”
Dear Friends in the Dharma,
This is a critical time in American society. As Buddhist teachers and leaders, we recognize the importance of all who are eligible to participate in decisions that affect the well being of the whole. A mutual caring community is one of the central teachings of the Buddha.
Many have wondered what you can do at this divisive time. Across the country, tens of millions of eligible voters do not cast their vote — often because they don’t believe their voice matters!
We are joining together with Faith In Action, a NON PARTISAN group of churches, mosques, synagogues and faith communities to help make sure all who are eligible are supported to vote.
We joyfully encourage all in our communities who can help in these weeks ahead to connect with