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@dreamingofpeace - Don't feel like you have to stick with temples. Even an established peer-led group could be beneficial too. Is there an Insight Meditation Society branch where you live? They tend … (View Post)
A talk by Ethan Nichtern via Buddhist Geeks (with transcript in case you can't listen to it). Thoughts? I greatly appreciate having virtual sanghas and relationships like those on NB. It allows me to… (View Post)
I think one point that's being missed is that by "sangha," it doesn't necessarily mean a Buddhist sangha, but rather Nichtern (and I in my original post) does also use the word more broadly… (View Post)
To address the topic in general, I do think that Buddhists should be held to a slightly higher level of scrutiny when it comes to sheep-ing. Why? Well, Buddha's teachings and Buddhist meditation prac… (View Post)
(Quote) Why does being old automatically presuppose giving up "everything?" I apologize if the tone of this post is a bit hostile, but it's just that I've volunteered and worked with the el… (View Post)