Quaker Universalist Voice

Speaking truth in the global public square…

Search

We found 56 hits for the search “Buddhism”.

Pain and Suffering

published 1465 days ago in Blog

…Both Buddhism and Quakerism embrace paradox. The ways that each … first of “The Four Noble Truths” of Buddhism is, oddly enough, “Pain exists.” And … The Middle Way: Commentaries on Meditation, Zen, Buddhism, and Mindfulness. …


Happiness

published 1459 days ago in Blog

…Gerdelmann gives us one more brief reflection on Buddhism and Quakerism. Visit his QuakerQuaker page for … more of his contributions. Both Buddhism and Quakerism support the realization that …


Quakers Join Buddhists in Mourning Robert Aitken

published 2492 days ago in Blog

…of Honolulu, Aitken became interested in Zen Buddhism during World War II, when he was a civilian … to the norms of Western society.  He argued that Buddhism would not become rooted in the West without … have been drawn to the practice and philosophy of Buddhism.  The term “engaged Buddhism” is redundant, he … in the Buddha’s own teaching.  Therefore genuine Buddhism cannot be and never has been disengaged.           …


Triangle of Faiths: Quakerism, Buddhism, and Judaism

published 2501 days ago in Blog

…Quaker tradition has led many Friends to explore Buddhism as both a meditative practice and a philosophy. … well known.  Many prominent Western teachers of Buddhism are Jewish.  One thinks immediately of …


Welcome to a budding Buddhist Quaker...

published 2440 days ago in Blog

…wrote  about the affinities between Quakerism and Buddhism (see below).  That Quakerism and Buddhism … (especially Zen Buddhism) have much in common has become a truism among … my understanding is that ‘Quakerism’ (like ‘Buddhism’) is more a way of living rather than a set of …


Queries for November: Buddhism and Quakerism

published 1493 days ago in Blog

…my own brief piece about Yeshua. November — Buddhism and Quakerism For November, we invite posts which … of Buddhist faith and practice? What role does Buddhism play in your life? What gifts do you believe … Quakers? How might you integrate the gifts of Buddhism with Quaker faith and practice? What print or … Marsh (3/22/2011): Triangle of Faiths: Quakerism, Buddhism, and Judaism, by Rhoda Gilman (1/19/2011). …


Bi-religious Duality

published 1484 days ago in Blog

…To introduce our November conversation on Buddhism and Quakerism, T. Hamboyan Harrison (who goes by … on her About page “that the practices of Buddhism help me to better follow Jesus’s teachings; [and] … beliefs—Quaker’s “that of God” is comparable to Buddhism’s bodhichitta or the idea that anyone can find … I am doing the same thing—but Quakerism is not Buddhism and Buddhism is not Quakerism. Nor should they … important theological differences I find between Buddhism and Quakerism. Now given the wide diversity of …


QUF Interview: Rhoda Raasch Gilman

published 1440 days ago in Blog

…I think other religions have also changed. Buddhism. I have seen great changes in Buddhism, even in … lifetime. In my rather brief acquaintance with Buddhism, I have seen it spreading to a whole population … It’s undertaking the phenomenon called “engaged Buddhism,” which is essentially Buddhism with an active …


Welcome to Quaker Buddhists!

published 2439 days ago in Blog

…practice tradition, which is what drew me to Buddhism. I don’t think it matters whether you deepen … to in meditation classes or my reading on Buddhism. Last week I went to a workshop for Quakers on … writes: I’ve functioned as one who practices Buddhism within my liberal Quaker meeting for many years … see no conflict. There is a lot of interest in Buddhism in my Quaker meeting, I would say. As a nontheist … Mike L.: writes:   I’ll tell what branch of Buddhism seems ever closer to Quakerism: Pure Land. I …