The lotus of enlightenment will not take root on the high plateaus of abstraction, nor in the rarefied atmosphere of the cloistered retreats. It grows in the swamp of everyday living, filled with crying babies, unpaid debts, noisy neighbors, petty rivalries, and unreasonable bosses.
One of my objectives with this new iteration of the blog is to provide readers with more resources on the study of Buddhism. I believe deeply in the academic study of Buddhism — and not just because I have a vested interest in it as a professional academic! I believe that the textual, doctrinal, philosophical, […]
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.