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Jayarava
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Did the Buddha speak Pali? Are the suttas his word verbatim?

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Is a starving person justified in stealing food?

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What is the oldest text/sutra of the Mahayana tradition?

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Does Mahayana Buddhism discourage attaining enlightenment under the Gautama Buddha Sasana?

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How sacrosanct is the "source material" of Buddhism?

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What do secular Buddhists say about Nirvana?

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Is there any benefit in learning Pali or Sanskrit?

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Will Karma 'balance out' in most cases by the end of a lifetime?

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Significance of Bhikkhus uncovering their right shoulder

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How and when does one not invest in others in Buddhism?

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Is Pratītyasamutpāda just cause and effect?

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What is the difference between Yogacara Buddhism and Idealism?

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Can bhavanga-consciousness be compared to the non-dual mind-state rigpa?

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Does hosting guests at home with meat and alcohol (because they are fond of it) amount to aiding the guests break their Sila?

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Are there many differences between Taoism and Buddhism?

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Does Buddhism kill creativity?

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A thought-experiment about the importance of Buddhist traditions

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Equanimity in the Aghatavinaya Sutta

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If there is no self how can Nirvana be described as bliss?

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The buddhist dillema on lesser evil

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What are the Buddhist teachings on how best to live a married life?

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Why are Buddhas always Indian, male and human?

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What is a pandaka?

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Do any Buddhist traditions emphasize pilgrimage?

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Is there a sanskrit translation of the Pali tipitaka online?

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What does deathless mean?

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What does Buddhism say about practicing Spiritism?

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How would Buddhist monks organize countries and the world?

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Why is Avalokiteśvara the "main character" of the Heart Sutra?

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"Dealing" with extremely superstitious people