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If it's any indication, Pure Land Buddhism is the most popular form in East Asia due to its apparent lack of anything but faith in Amitabha Buddha. It's known as the "easy path" to Enlighte… (View Post)
(Quote) I don't mean offense, but I find that usually when people don't get the answers they're looking for here on NewBuddhist, forum members are accused of being rude. I take it you haven't been ar… (View Post)
This division of the parts of the path may be helpful: (Image) The way I approach it is that meditation falls under the "mental development" part of the path. From the benefits of meditatio… (View Post)
(Quote) This is a pretty good observation. Religions based on faith- and salvation-based religions are almost inherently guilty of being biased towards ego, division, in-groups and out-groups. Kindne… (View Post)