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Hearts of Gold, Times of Gold

India’s first Golden Age: Indo-Sanskritic Culture Reaches its Climax, c. 320 – 550 CE.

In Which The Indians establish their second great empire, awakening a sleeping giant of religio-cultural power and inaugurating one of the greatest cultural renaissances in human history… 4,038 more words


When in India, do as the Indians do

The Evolution of Culture in South Asia, c. 180 BCE – 300 CE

In which the Indians establish a precedent for cultural assimilation which becomes their brand image until 2014… 2,882 more words


Anagarika Dharmapala: Desire in Buddhism

This is a powerful piece of writing by a great Buddhist master. Written in 1915, I am surprised by the modernity of his message. So, I had to share more of the teaching of Anagarika Dharmapala. 2,046 more words


New publication on the history of religion



For the original website please see here.




出版年: 2015-11



開本: 16 開


The Self-less in Face Transplants and Buddhism

What do face transplantation, sex change (‘reassignment’) and mind uploading technology have in common with Buddhism?

The answer is the topic of this post, but first, and as a hint, let me get this out of my chest: 1,662 more words


Buddhism: Vehicles 101

This is not the post I wanted, but it seems to be the post I need to write. Basically I want to set out some of the background and context for talking about Buddhism, because a lot of people actually don’t know that much about it, or what they do know is limited to one specific form of Buddhism. 1,588 more words


Thinking, Violence, and Wars: The Buddha's Mind Power

Do you want to learn to control your mind, and avoid wars in the process? Check this out. It will teach you how to become less attached to things and to people who seem to have more control over your mind than you yourself. 1,612 more words