What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Anything goes (almost).

What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Theravada
2
10%
Zen
4
19%
Pure Land
2
10%
Nichiren
1
5%
Tibetan
11
52%
Tientai/Tendai
1
5%
Huayen/Kegon
0
No votes
Shingon
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 21

What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby dyanaprajna2011 » Sat Aug 17, 2013 6:50 pm

Simple question: what particular school(s) of Buddhism do you follow? This is my first time setting up a poll here, so hopefully I do ok with it.

I'm interested to find out who here practices what school.
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Re: What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby Malcolm » Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:10 pm

you forgot to add "no school"
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Re: What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby shel » Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:19 pm

Sign me up for no school.
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Re: What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby Sherab Dorje » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:02 am

Malcolm wrote:you forgot to add "no school"
The question is: "What school do you follow?"

You cannot answer: "I follow no school". You can answer: "I do not follow any school". ;)

@dp2011 "Tibetan" is not a school of Buddism. Yes, I know what you mean, I'm just being pedantic (again)! :tongue:
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Re: What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby lobster » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:21 am

I 'follow' or rather belong to the same dharma/teaching/school as the Buddha. None of the Above. :woohoo:
. . . or it it all of the above . . . :popcorn:
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Re: What school of Buddhism do you follow?

Postby Luke » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:50 am

I practiced Tibetan Buddhism in the past, but I no longer practice it and I don't want to practice it anymore--so I can't check that box.

I am interested in Zen/Chan, but I don't yet have a teacher--so I can't check that box either, but hopefully in the future I will be able to!
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