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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:15 pm 
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Report from the 2011 Buddhist Teacher's Conference at the Garrison Institute

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:51 pm 
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kirtu wrote:



They did not invite a single Sakyapa, Asian or Western.

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Yeah, but I'm not sure anyone who didn't attend missed anything anyway.

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http://monkeymindonline.blogspot.com/2011/06/report-from-buddhist-teachers.html

This is perhaps a better representation of what transpired, for at least some of the conference, from one participant's view. A mixed bag, I think.....?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:39 am 
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The absence of almost all of the invited notable Asian teachers long active in the West at the conference was somewhat disappointing, and may auger a new era and generation of Western Buddhism.


Never the twain shall stay together - one wonders why - too much Dharma lite by converts??

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