You Are Buddha

“If you see the Buddha on the road, kill the Buddha.”

Zen Saying

Huh? I am the Buddha, kill the Buddha? As we have said repeatedly by now, Buddhism is a worldview, and a worldview that likely strikes most Americans as pretty strange in some ways. I have tried to explain it and to relate it as much as I can to concepts that Americans will find more familiar, but we should perhaps not be terribly surprised if we still run across statements that make us do a double take.

The point of the title of this chapter, “You are Buddha,” is that, according to the…

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Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.

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