M.Takoda wrote:Someone on the forum suggested that I might look into the Theravada Tradition since in my particular case it might be the better route to take.
Not keen on the old cultural accretions then, I guess?
Well, welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Thanks for sharing your background and I'm sure people here will be more than willing to respond to any questions you have.
There are a lot of Theravada resources online (free of course) so you'll find plenty
to go on with, if you're interested.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
“One to whom it might occur, ‘I’m a woman’ or ‘I’m a man’. Or ‘I’m anything at all’— Is fit for Mara to address.” (SN 5.2)