Would Buddha Be a Buddhist Today?

Q. In your opinion, if the Buddha were among us today, would he consider himself a Buddhist? Would Jesus Christ identify as a Jew or a Christian? A. Hypothetical thought provoking questions like these are fun to consider, as long as we remember that our answers are based upon well-intentioned guesswork; a play of the … Read more

Skillful Speech

Q. My friend and I have fallen into the bad habit of gossiping about another friend. It began with the good intention of making suggestions to help her overcome a difficult situation. But when our efforts fell on deaf ears and her problem persisted, we carried on the conversation in private. When this got back … Read more