Sunday May 14, 2017

Engaged Buddhism

MAGELANG, JAVA, INDONESIA - JUNE 1: Buddhist monks meditate at the yard of Borobudur temple, built between 750 and 842 AD, June 1, 2007 in Magelang, Central Java province, Indonesia. Buddhists in Indonesia celebrate Vesak Day or "the day of Buddha's birth, his enlightenment and his reaching of nirvana" today. (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)
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The tension between 'doing something' and 'sitting there' can be a real dilemma on the spiritual path. How do you make a difference in the world? Is it by getting out there and doing good work? Or by meditating in solitude and doing work on yourself?

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