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What is Buddhist Awakening?

| April 3, 2017 | 2 Comments
What is Buddhist Awakening?

Here is a short video on the Buddhist notion of awakening, a/k/a enlightenment, nirvāṇa, nibbāna, etc.

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Good Books on Early Buddhism

| March 27, 2017 | 6 Comments
Good Books on Early Buddhism

Here are the books mentioned in the video: Bhikkhu Bodhi: In the Buddha’s Words Rupert Gethin: The Foundations of Buddhism Williams, Tribe, Wynne: Buddhist Thought Walpola Rahula: What the Buddha Taught Richard Gombrich: What the Buddha Thought Richard Gombrich: Theravāda Buddhism, 2nd Ed. Johannes Bronkhorst: Buddhist Teaching in India Anālayo: Satipaṭṭhāna, the Direct Path to […]

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The Buddha on Politics and Society

| March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment
The Buddha on Politics and Society

Here I refer to Bhikkhu Bodhi’s new anthology, The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony. Please enjoy!

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Comparing Greek and Early Buddhist Thought

| March 13, 2017 | 11 Comments
Comparing Greek and Early Buddhist Thought

For a good intro to classical Greek philosophy see the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s page. Thanks for watching!

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What is Secular Buddhism?

| March 6, 2017 | 16 Comments
What is Secular Buddhism?

This is a short experiment, a video I’ve cobbled together and put up on YouTube on the question “What is secular Buddhism?” where I try to explain both what it is, and how it has come about historically. It’s quite short, seven and a half minutes long, so I don’t go into a whole lot […]

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Superstition

| March 18, 2013 | 15 Comments
Superstition

From the QualiaSoup series of videos, this is a terrific examination of the concept of Superstition.

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The Burden of Proof

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Burden of Proof

From the QualiaSoup series of videos, this is a terrific examination of the concept of The Burden of Proof.

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