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Tangentially, it occurred to me the other day ...
That most if not all of the founders of one spiritual lineage or another were relatively wealthy and/or well educated by background. Wealth (even as… ((more))
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Sometimes I think of monasticism as one of the corner-office versions of Zen practice ... everyone thinks that becoming a monk would be a ma… ((more))
When it comes to the intellect, my money is on Swami Vivekananda who once wrote, "The mind [he meant intellect] is a good servant and a poor master."
And, perhaps the free-floating suggestion, "be… ((more))
"Non-existence" is a misnomer in Buddhism. What is generally meant in use of this term is the lack of an abiding self, which is not a misnomer in Buddhism. Lack of an abiding self can feel, on first … ((more))