The thing about the Dharma is that it's universal. It's the law that gives rise to reality itself and all that appears therein. There are uncountable books and articles on Buddhism, but really the teachings are conveyed by every experience we have, everything we observe.
...the benchmark for reality in a Buddhist view. Is it permanent? Is it causeless? If the answer is, "No," to either of those, then it isn't real...
Buddhism is in fact a whole, a single inter-connected Path that began with Siddhartha and continued to develop over the millennia.
This is what happens when you trust secondhand knowledge.
Upaya is an old ass word that means skillful deception, and it's one of my all-time favorite things about Buddhism. In fact, it's pretty much what sets Buddhism apart from every other religious/philosophical/metaphysical/psychological school I've encountered. Unlike most teachers, prophets, and sages, the B-Man didn't formulate one static truth, view, or method and belch it out … Continue reading Buddha Was A Liar