An interesting time for Buddhism in the West

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An interesting time for Buddhism in the West

Postby plwk » Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:16 am

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This interview took place when Khandro Rinpoche visited Lerab Ling in France to speak at the International Forum on Buddhism and Medicine in October 2010.
It was published in View, July 2011.


I sometimes think, why don't you just relax with something that you know is good for you, and have a much simpler approach of acceptance towards it? More here
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Re: An interesting time for Buddhism in the West

Postby muni » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:22 pm

"For something that used to be totally dependent upon a person hiking all the way to the Himalayas, today you click a button and can actually get the same kind of experience".

Can be great opportunity. Or can also be how the meaning can get lost.

"It's essential to try to bring it down to a more grounded experience of Dharma, so that everything is not kept on the level of theory and intellectualization."

http://buddhism.about.com/od/becomingab ... iances.htm
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