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Controversies Over Clothing and Food

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Controversies Over Clothing and Food

Some of the Buddha’s dictates over clothing and food became controversial in the early history of the saṅgha. Indeed, aspects of them are still controversial today. We’ll discuss those controversies in this video in their historical context and consider how we might approach them today. Suttas mentioned: Āmagandha Sutta (Snp. II.2): Jīvaka Sutta (MN 55): […]

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Clothes and Identity

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Clothes and Identity

One way we create our identity is with our clothes. Here we’ll discuss robes that traditional monastics use, and consider how they differ from the clothing that the rest of us use. We’ll also consider ways that we can make contemplation of clothing a part of our practice. Check out my Patreon page!

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