Tag: Kalama Sutta

What Might the Buddha Say About Secular Buddhism?

| August 28, 2017 | 10 Comments
What Might the Buddha Say About Secular Buddhism?

What might the Buddha have thought about secular approaches to Buddhism? We will take a look at arguments found in a couple of early texts, the Apaṇṇaka and Sandaka Suttas, as jumping-off points. Our trip will take us through perhaps the earliest known materialist philosopher, as well as Blaise Pascal’s wager for the existence of […]

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Unlearning Buddhism (Stephen Batchelor)

| October 21, 2011 | 3 Comments
Unlearning Buddhism (Stephen Batchelor)

A reflection on the difficulties involved in and the methodology of a secular approach to Buddhism, followed by a reading of and comments on the Kalama Sutta, considered as a primary source text for secular Buddhism

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The Secular Buddha (Stephen Batchelor)

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Secular Buddha (Stephen Batchelor)

An introduction to and overview of the concept of secular Buddhism. From Dharmaseed.org

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