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We’re going to throw our beans, embrace this spring. Out, out with you Oni! Come, come good things. Oh, and get boosted. Seriously.
Buddhism = Monism, Dualism, or…? feat. Alex Zendo, Buddhist Teacher
Monism is the view that attributes oneness or singleness (Greek:μόνος) to a concept (e.g., existence). Buddhism is beyond monism, dualism, pluralism etc. Those -istic teachings are like photos. Monism says that there is the best perspective (camera angle) to make a good photo of that particular thing. For example, a person should be photographed from the…
Support for the Wandering Scholar EduTainment : An Exploration of Life, Love, Buddhism, and Asia
Hi everyone, I am beyond excited to let you know that I’m fundraising for an educational trip to India, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Laos. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time and I am so grateful for this opportunity! One of the ways I am going to make this trip a…