Questions tagged [judaism]

Judaism is a monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text. These questions focus on the relationship between Jewish and Buddhist practice and practitioners.

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Meditating and including buddhist philosophy in your life without abandoning previous religious beliefs?

Is there a way where someone (for the sake of discussion) who is Jewish by belief and is actively practicing, could meditate and take up certain Buddhist practices without actually forfitting ...
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What are the commonalities between Jewish and Buddhist thought?

I've pondered for a while on the possible links between Jewish and Buddhist thought. I have been on Buddhist retreat with people who identify as Jews. Also there is the Buddhist Jew phenomena as ...
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Did the Buddha ever mention or encounter Jews?

I understand that Siddhartha Gautama Buddha lived at the same time as the ancient Israelites (Jews) and that India knew of Israel and that ancient Israel knew of India and that the two nations traded ...