Advayavada Study Plan – week 39 (2239) – samyak-samadhi

The purpose of this autonomous and open-ended 13-week Advayavada Study Plan (ASP), which can conveniently be repeated four times in a calendar year, is that we study and debate in a local group, the family circle or with good friends the meaning and implications of the weekly subject, not as a formal and impersonal intellectualContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 39 (2239) – samyak-samadhi”

Enlightenment research as a vocation

Originally posted on Voltaire Foundation:
Enlightenment past and present is?the September volume in the?Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series. This volume by Anthony J. La Vopa explores?the social meanings of Enlightenment discourses in England, Scotland, France, and Germany. This blog post written by Avi Lifschitz discusses La Vopa’s new book, sharing insight into this…

Advayavada Study Plan – week 38 (2238) – samyak-smriti

Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction; we seek to become a trueContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 38 (2238) – samyak-smriti”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 37 (2237) – samyag-vyayama

Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction; we seek to become a trueContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 37 (2237) – samyag-vyayama”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 36 (2236) – samyag-ajiva

Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction; we seek to become a trueContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 36 (2236) – samyag-ajiva”

Advayavada Study Plan – week 35 (2235) – samyak-karmanta

Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction; we seek to become a trueContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 35 (2235) – samyak-karmanta”

The purpose of the Advayavada Study Plan

Originally posted on Advayavada Buddhism Foundation:
The purpose of this autonomous and open-ended 13-week Advayavada Study Plan (ASP), which can conveniently be repeated four times in a calendar year, is that we study and debate in a local group, the family circle or with good friends the meaning and implications of the weekly subject, not…

Advayavada Study Plan – week 34 (2234) – samyag-vac

Advayavada Buddhism does not tell you what to do or believe, but invites us all to make the very best of our own lives by attuning as best as possible, by means of the Noble Eightfold Path, with wondrous overall existence advancing over time now in its manifest direction; we seek to become a trueContinue reading “Advayavada Study Plan – week 34 (2234) – samyag-vac”

Spinoza and Modern Psychology — Thoughts of a Nation

Short Biography and Background                Baruch Spinoza was originally born in 1632 in Amsterdam, which was an area renowned for its religious freedom. Spinoza was born into a family that possessed economic means that presented him with a reasonably comfortable upbringing and childhood, until he reached the age of 17. At the age of 17, […]Continue reading “Spinoza and Modern Psychology — Thoughts of a Nation”