Tobias Metta

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PREVIEW: WHEN THE IRON BIRD FLIES: Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West

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Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

Secular Buddhist Association

Some of the roots of secular Buddhism go back to Thailand. We’ll look at two of the fascinating characters that were instrumental in modernizing …

Meditation

Philosophical Background

Buddhist principles stem from an awareness of the binding conditions of humanity, especially as made known through unsatisfactoriness, and the …

Stephen

STEPHEN BATCHELOR is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers …

The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism - Lion's Roar

Thich Nhat Hanh’s guidelines for anyone wishing to live mindfully.<p>The Order of Interbeing (Tiep Hien) was formed by the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat …

Healing from Within: Jon Kabat-Zinn (Public Broadcasting System)

Buddhist Geeks

WARNING!

<b>WARNING!</b><p>This blog might be bad for you. If you are new to Buddhism, I hope you will bookmark this link, and, maybe, return in a few years.<p>My aim on …

Meditation

What’s the Deal With Zen Ceremonies?

In his book An Introduction to Zen Buddhism, DT Suzuki said, “Zen … is not a religion in the sense that the term is popularly understood; for Zen has …

Why I ditched Buddhism.

For a 2,500-year-old religion, Buddhism seems remarkably compatible with our scientifically oriented culture, which may explain its surging …

The Problem with Buddhism

Here on Atheist Republic you can find news stories, blogs, memes, and discussion groups on almost every religion. But Buddhism, despite being the …

Hinduism

Buddhist Convert: Paul Williams

<b>My journey to Buddhism</b><p>I wasn't always a Buddhist. As far as I recall our immediate family was not particularly religious, although on our father's …

Spirituality