Gratitude

The Buddha

Is essential. We should feel enormous gratitude to the Buddha for spending most of his life teaching how to awaken and leaving a huge body of his instruction behind for us to learn from.

A very widespread idea in our hegemonically Christian culture is worship. We do not worship on the Buddhist path. Worship suggests a hierarchical relationship. We do not worship the Buddha because he was just an ordinary schmoe like the rest of us who just…

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William B. Turner

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.