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What is different in your life's perspective because of Buddhism.

    I have not known jealousy or powerful desire for many years. For example, about 7 years ago my youngest daughter who was 11 at the time…

Started by Philip Jackson Armstrong

7 Aug 15, 2013
Reply by Philip Jackson Armstrong

The Teachings of Ethical Culture

This is how I operationalize the teachings of Ethical Culture, a nontheistic and humanistic philosophy originally developed by Felix Adler,…

Started by Dave Salyers

1 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Napoleon Bonaparte

My power

As a practicing christian, a hard worker in church related programs such as Sunday school, women's bible study groups, food and clothes for…

Started by Joan Denoo

2 Apr 4, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Zhuangzi or Chuang Tzu

Has anyone here heard about Zhuangzi (aka Chuang Tzu)? He is one of the founders of Taoism, and well known as a skeptical thinker. There is…

Started by Matt

5 Feb 4, 2012
Reply by Rich Dorfman

Confession of a Buddhist Atheist

I just picked up Stephen Batchelor's new book at the library. I'm only about 60 pages in but it's quite interesting. Here is the excerpt fr…

Started by Supernaut

2 Aug 10, 2011
Reply by Ruth Tiner

Yeats and the Second Coming

Siddhartha Gautama, whom the vulgar are wont to name "the Buddha" (as if there were only one), was born Hindu.  The concepts of a personal…

Started by James M. Martin

1 Jul 2, 2011
Reply by James M. Martin

Nothing Through the Tantras

Now that I can look back, my last religious impulse was derived from the tantras, which teach "yoga through bhoga" and in their more extrem…

Started by James M. Martin

0 Jun 8, 2011

baby steps

Hello everyone, I am new to the concept of Buddhism and am very curious to know more about it. I was brought up in a very strict christian…

Started by Ruth Tiner

6 May 26, 2011
Reply by Rodney Turner

Just Curious...

I have been a member of this forum now for a few months, but have not posted anything, so this will be my first. At any rate, in reading so…

Started by Michael Hunter

13 Feb 14, 2011
Reply by Edward Teach

Effects of environmental factors on the brain

Very interesting article:   Rudeness Is A Neurotoxin

Started by Vangelis Stamatopoulos

1 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by Hiram

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