Some of Secular Buddhism’s Roots are in South Asia

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Secular Buddhism has roots that go well back into 19th c. South Asia. We will look at some of that history here.

For more on this general topic see: Secular Buddhism’s Roots in South Asia.

Erik Braun’s book “The Birth of Insight” is a wonderful resource for the history of Insight or Vipassana Buddhism.

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Doug is Study Director of the Secular Buddhist Association. He has a PhD in Philosophy, with a minor in Buddhist philosophy and Sanskrit. In 2013 he completed the year-long Integrated Study and Practice Program with the BCBS and NYIMC. A long time scientific skeptic, he pursues a naturalized approach to practice. He is also interested in scholarship about the Tipiṭaka, and the theoretical and historical origins of the dhamma. Some of his writing can be found at academia.edu. He posts weekly videos at Doug's Secular Dharma on YouTube.

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