Sunday, September 7, 2014
Whose Buddhism? | September 7, 2014
As America’s middle class withers, fewer will be left to carry on Buddhist practice here. The well-to-do have had no problem making Buddhism work for them. What kind of collective mind this cultivates remains to be seen. Now the most important question regarding the future of Buddhism in America might well be: whose?
- Brent R. Oliver, "White Trash Buddhist"
“The main characteristic that signifies that God has awakened, that love has awakened in a human being, is selfless giving. Just as a flower spreads its fragrance and beauty, and as the sun gives off heat and light, just as rain moistens the earth and water quenches thirst, so is the essence of human beings to love.”
- Sri Prem Baba