Why Buddhism is fundamentally different from other religions

What is Buddhism? In Chinese, the word Buddhism is literally “the teachings of Buddha.” I like that meaning better than the alternative meaning of “the Buddhist religion.” Buddhism is not a religion in the Western sense. If we understand its founding spirit, based on what Buddha taught in the Kalamas Sutta, it is a form of education. Such education is not indoctrination. It is not the…

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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