MatthewMartin
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How to determine the end of a meditation session without a clock?
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What is the motivation for the list of 5 deadly sins?
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How does one become a lay Buddhist?
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What does sati mean?
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Does sutta recitation actually entail understanding of the text?
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What is done with offerings after they've been on the altar awhile?
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How does an ālaya-vijñāna work?
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of meditating with eyes closed?
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Is there a legendary biography of Avalokitesvara/Kwan-Yin/Chenrezig?
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How do Buddhists use mudras?
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What is Karuṇā? Is 'compassion' really a good translation?
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What are the Pali or Sanskrit words for these things?
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"When the iron bird flies and horses run on wheels, the dharma will come to the land of the red faces"
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How does one do an "eye opening" for a new statue?
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How do you repent in Chinese Buddhism?
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In the five paramitas, what is patience and why is it on the list?
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How compatible are Buddhism and Communism?
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How does chanting work in Nichiren Buddhism?
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Were the oldest Buddhists evangelical?
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Do people in the Narakas (or non-human realms) remember their past lives?
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What does the phrase "to armor oneself with vows" mean?
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Any research on the authorship of the Avatamsaka Suttra?
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What is non-buddhism?
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How do ethics work in Shin Buddhism?
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What are the 10 Bhumis?
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What is the Avatamsaka Sutra about?
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What is circumambulation?
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Looking for negative reference to women in the Avatamsaka Sutra
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Why is Kwan Yin riding a sea turtle?
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Which Chinese Buddhist schools were gradualist?