What is Nonattachment?

| June 25, 2018 | 4 Comments

We’ll look at aspects of the Buddhist idea of nonattachment in this video, asking what it means and how we might go about practicing it. We will also look at the “near enemy” of nonattachment, something that should not be confused with it.

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Doug Smith

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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. He posts videos at Doug's Secular Dharma on YouTube. Some of his writing can be found at academia.edu.

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  1. Kurt Kurt says:

    Hi Doug. I really enjoyed your video. Basic stuff but very well explained and elaborated. I am the only Buddhist in my family and can see videos like this helping me explain Buddhism and my beliefs to others with better clarity.

    Thanks,

    Kurt

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