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31 votes
14 answers
11k views

Are all Buddhists vegetarian?

30 votes
15 answers
8k views

Should one give to beggars?

27 votes
8 answers
9k views

Is low self-esteem a Western phenomenon?

21 votes
12 answers
5k views

How do you tell a 4-year-old who the Buddha was?

20 votes
22 answers
18k views

Why is Buddhism not Nihilism?

20 votes
3 answers
4k views

Does Zen Buddhism have canonical texts?

18 votes
11 answers
3k views

Is a belief in rebirth a necessity for Buddhist practice?

18 votes
3 answers
4k views

How concentrated is access concentration and how would one recognise it?

17 votes
8 answers
13k views

Why isn't there a Buddhist Bible?

16 votes
14 answers
5k views

Is Buddhism just Hinduism stripped for export?

15 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is stream entry an unmistakeable experience?

15 votes
15 answers
5k views

Will actors really go to hell?

15 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is the difference between craving and clinging?

14 votes
7 answers
888 views

Why does insight lead to to compassion?

14 votes
5 answers
2k views

Does meditation increase productivity for software developers and related professions?

14 votes
6 answers
2k views

What are the differences/similarities in the concept of faith as used in Buddhism and Christianity?

14 votes
9 answers
2k views

Are Buddhists against abortion?

14 votes
9 answers
3k views

Is practicing Buddhism to be happy a wrong view?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is there any such thing as a bad meditation?

11 votes
6 answers
2k views

What is the minimum amount of time needed for a productive meditation sit?

11 votes
5 answers
917 views

What are the scientifically proven benefits of mindfulness meditation?

11 votes
5 answers
3k views

Are there different types of emptiness (Śūnyatā)?

11 votes
4 answers
23k views

What language did the Buddha speak?

11 votes
5 answers
17k views

Who said 'if you are too busy meditate for two hours'?

11 votes
4 answers
8k views

What is the difference between samadhi and samatha?

11 votes
12 answers
5k views

Should a Buddhist advocate the learning of a martial art?

11 votes
4 answers
315 views

Are there any alternative formulations of the five skandas?

11 votes
3 answers
704 views

Is modern capitalism inherently opposed to Buddhism?

11 votes
2 answers
548 views

What does breaking the fetter 'Clinging to rites and rituals' actually mean?

10 votes
7 answers
6k views

What is zen sickness?

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