Within received Buddhist philosophy, it is usually the case that the ‘four’ categories of Dhamma practitioners are recorded as comprising of ordained ‘monks’ and ‘nuns’,
Dear Gillian I am reading Bart D Ehrman’s monumental book entitled ‘Lost Christianites’. Obviously, this is a critical study premised upon the objective discipline of philology, but
Worship in all its grades and kinds, is the response of the creature to the Eternal: nor need we limit this definition to the human
Dear Gillian When I sit quietly, reality is a direct experience. It is deep, loving, caring and boundless. There is a ‘source’ but language cannot
The Buddha lived in a time of polytheism. He appears to suggests that polytheistic gods exist only if an individual believes them to do so,
The interface between Ch’an Buddhist practice and Christian practice is that of contemplative prayer. Contemplative prayer is preferably ‘silent’, and comprised of a single, meaningful, one-syllable word.