The Buddhist Spirit of Irreverence

Among the various Buddhist schools, the Zen school is probably the most maligned one. In China, the Zen masters are often called “crazy” or “arrogant.” This happens primarily due to people’s ignorance and superficial understanding. It is also because most Chinese Buddhists have virtually no understanding of the founding spirit of Buddha. Because they don’t understand, they have made Buddhism into a religion.

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Kenneth Leong

Kenneth Leong

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Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human