1. The membership core of BMF comprises the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB), the International Movement for a Just World (JUST), Persyarikatan Muhammadiyah, Religions for Peace, and The  Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers.
  2. Any expansion of this core will have to obtain the consent of all four members.
  3. Only organizations and other such institutional entities can join the core.  Individuals will not constitute the core.  


  1. Institutions and individuals that are not part of the core would still be part of the BMF network which will include the core members.
  2. Institutional and individual membership of the network will be determined on the basis of the following criteria :-
  1. Commitment to inter-faith dialogue and interaction — especially its Buddhist-Muslim dimension — demonstrated through writings, speeches and activities over a period of time.
  2. Willingness to enhance inter-faith dialogue in general and Buddhist-Muslim dialogue in particular through meaningful participation in BMF programmes and other relevant initiatives.
  1. The BMF core, acting unanimously, will be the final decision-maker on network membership.
  2. A network member can participate actively in all BMF programmes and will be kept informed of all developments pertaining to BMF.
  3. A network member may be requested to represent BMF in programmes and activities organized by other bodies.
  4. A network member, whether institutional or individual, could be requested by the core to leave the network if its/ her activities are grossly detrimental to the cause of inter-faith dialogue.  
  5. For the time being, there is no membership fee whatsoever though network members are encouraged to donate to BMF with the aim of strengthening its financial base.