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One the hand, Buddhism doesn't point to a God but rather at ourselves, asking us to look at our actions and intentions with an eye to training ourselves to think and do what's skillful for the long-t… ((more))
So, just for comparison, Bhikkhu Bodhi translates this line as: "Who, indeed, is the female lay-follower Migasala, a foolish, incompetent woman with a woman's intellect?" (911). This is based on the … ((more))
Re: some of the biases found in Buddhism, I think they exist due to the same cultural norms prejudices, and institutions that give rise to them today. Reviewing the story of the first council after t… ((more))
It can, yes. Mindfulness meditation can make you more attentive to an object without losing focus as easily. You can also use the opportunity itself as a meditation, focusing on their words as your o… ((more))
Sexism, classism, racism, etc. are to be found in many places and times. Even amazing men are products of their times and surroundings. Perhaps the Buddha had a harsh attitude towards women despite b… ((more))