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Wherever Buddhism came and stayed, it married the local ways and produced a unique offspring. Think Tibetan, Zen or Pure Land- all quite unlike the original Buddhism of India, at least in appearance.… ((more))
First, I don't think Buddhism has any whistles, only bells
Second, good question that has been on my mind plenty. I do think that most of what goes by the name of Buddhism, has undeniable element… ((more))
Happy New Year, all, and thank you for honoring my questions with responses!
I am happy to see that some of you actually questioned original Buddhist teaching along the lines similar to what I exp… ((more))
I do not mean to be provocative but just trying to look at available evidence with an open mind, @federica . I realize that what I say may hurt those who are invested in spiritual traditions but I fi… ((more))
Appreciate the thoughtful and to the point responses, @person ! I feel like I want to clarify where I am coming from with all my recent doubting.
I have been to many retreats and have been a regul… ((more))