Thursday, January 29, 2015

the price of Buddhist ritual

For the Buddhism-beckoned in the audience, here is an article from the BBC entitled "China's super-rich communist Buddhists."
"They may not be able to buy their way into Nirvana," Geshe Sonam says, "but in Buddhism, you can get more karmic reward the more money you spend on rituals."
Sometimes, but not often, I wonder how far anyone can stretch a perfectly-good rubber band before it snaps.

1 comment:

  1. I think some folks have imaginary rubber bands. They are protected from life by belief.