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by Skeptic
Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhists atheists ?
Replies: 50
Views: 4727

Re: Buddhists atheists ?

I don't think that believing in Karma is important issue at all. Teachings of Buddha are equally understandable and clear even if someone doesn't believe in Karma. Maybe Buddha mentioned Karma in his teachings just because it was common belief in his country.
by Skeptic
Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: The reason im not Theravada
Replies: 160
Views: 13541

Re: The reason im not Theravada

From my point of view, Mahayanist criticism of Theravada makes no sense at all. When western non-Buddhist scholars first studied Buddhism, their description of Theravada was "Buddhism", description of Mahayana was "Mahayanist sects", and description of Tibetan Buddhism was "Lamaism". Almost all mode...