Category Archives: Buddhist Christian relations

Activities, Circular Letter, 8 January 2005

Dear Friends, This is a circular letter. Rather than remaining silent at this time of the year I wanted to wish you every happiness and success in 2005. I also wanted to share with you just some of the things … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and inter-spirituality

Mindfulness and inter-spirituality              by John Dupuche Mindfulness contains at least two elements: a concept for directing the intention, and experience. It is a valid spiritual practice. Rejection of other traditions? Jon Kabat-Zin dissociates Mindfulness from … Continue reading

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What is Buddhism? Who is the Buddha? What do Buddhists believe?

This article first appeared in Kairos in 2007 What is Buddhism? Who is the Buddha? What do Buddhists believe? With the Dalai Lama’s visit to Australia these questions might be going through our minds. The life of the Buddha (c. … Continue reading

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Wisdom or Love? a Buddhist Christian Conversation

Wisdom or Love?      a Buddhist Christian Conversation  Wisdom In the Bible, Solomon, King of Israel, is the paragon of wisdom. He prays for wisdom and God replies, “Because you have asked this, and have not asked for yourself long … Continue reading

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2015, “Freedom and Slavery: Interior and Outer aspects from Catholic and Buddhist perspectives”.

2015, October 31 presentation at the  Catholic and Buddhist Luncheon at the  Dhamma Sarana Temple in Greens Road, Keysborough,  “Freedom and Slavery: Interior and Outer aspects from Catholic and Buddhist perspectives”.   The typical attitude of the Christian is thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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