Respect for other religions - What about materialism?

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Re: Respect for other religions - What about materialism?

Postby daverupa » Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Spiny Norman wrote:
clw_uk wrote:What is your perception of the prevelance of supernaturalism on Buddhist forums?


My perception is that materialism is prevalent on most Buddhist forums.


A trip to Dharmawheel, or any other Mahayana/Vajrayana board, should correct that impression.
    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.

    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.
- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]


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