Tuesday, December 29, 2015

peace-loving Buddhism ... not

Here is Brian Victoria's latest pointed assessment of Buddhism past and present in Japan (and by association, elsewhere).

As time passes, the "noble silences" in which Buddhism can wrap itself grow frayed and it is hard not to think of (was it Aitken or Kapleau who said), "Silence is golden and sometimes its color is pure yellow."

1 comment:

  1. I hear the Myanmar buddhists are bein' kinda rough on the moslem minority these days.