Monks ‘n’ Drugs ‘n’ Rock‘n’Roll

First published: July 5, 2020, Plus Seven In the previous piece I discussed the personal impact of seeing the image of Venerable Quang Duc on fire. Profound as that was – establishing my idea of monks as formidable, righteous, worthy of great respect, and definitely onto something – it was only an underlying condition thatContinue reading “Monks ‘n’ Drugs ‘n’ Rock‘n’Roll”

Ask a Philostipher (yet again)

Part V, third instalment: This third instalment is intended to be the last, for the time being, that tries to map out the philosophical basis upon which Buddhist beliefs and practices rest. It takes quite an effort of will to decide to draw a line here, since this philosophy section has been growing exponentially outContinue reading “Ask a Philostipher (yet again)”