Buddhist Socialism

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Buddhist Socialism is a form of Religious Socialism which combines the beliefs and ethics of Buddhism with Socialism. Buddhist socialists believe Buddha and Buddhism preach for socialism and follow its teachings and practices while trying to create a Buddhist society.


The first Buddhist Socialist was Uchiyama Gudō. He was both a priest and a social activist. Ever since his time, several Buddhist socialists were elected in various Buddhist countries.


Kaysone Phomvihane Thought builds upon Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh Thought developed by Kaysone Phomvihane, the first leader of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and is a variant of Marxism-Leninism adapted to circumstances and special time periods of Laos. It includes views on the issues of basic principles of the Laotian Revolution, specifically the application and development of Marxism-Leninism to the material conditions of Laos.



Burmese Way to Socialism

Flag of Burmese Way to Socialism

The Burmese Way to Socialism, Burmese Socialism for short, is an authoritarian left, culturally right ideology. It was the ideology of the military junta of Burma from 1962 to 1988[2]. It is totalitarian, nationalist, socialist and isolationist, and is influenced by Buddhism, Marxism and humanism.

How to Draw

Flag of Buddhist Socialism
  1. Draw a red ball
  2. Draw a golden 8 point star
  3. Draw a white circle in the middle of it
  4. Draw a golden Buddha inside it
  5. Add the eyes and you're done
Color Name HEX RGB
Red #CD0000 205, 0, 0
Gold #EFC800 239, 200, 0
White #FFFFFF 255, 255, 255




  • Marxism - The Dalai Lama adheres to you proudly, though religion is not the "Opiate of the Masses"
  • Hindu Theocracy - My religion is based off you but your caste system sucks.
  • Islamic Socialism and Islamic Democracy - While I might not have the best historical relations with islam, I support the Uyghurs in their liberation from Chinese False-Revolutionary Oppressors!


  • Imperialism - Cringe Chinese, Brits and Franks coming to Asia and suppressing us.
  • Fascism - Warmonger and Suppressor.
  • Nazism - Same as above, fake socialist. And why did you take my symbol? What will Jain Socialism use as a flag?
  • State Atheism - You will never win!!!
  • Marxism-Leninism - "The failure of the regime in the former Soviet Union was, for me, not the failure of Marxism but the failure of totalitarianism. For this reason I still think of myself as half-Marxist, half-Buddhist." - Dalai Lama
  • Maoism & Dengism - “I am not only a socialist but also a bit leftist, a communist. In terms of social economic theory, I am a Marxist. I think I am further to the left than the Chinese leaders. [Bursts out laughing.] They are capitalists. [Laughs again.]” - The Dalai Lama, Pg 106 of *Be Angry*
  • Crapitalism - Worst system ever, just another caste system.

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