Intrest in Learning about Buddhism

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Intrest in Learning about Buddhism 26 Apr 2012 13:21 #57868

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Hello, I am interested in learning more about Buddhism. I was wondering if any current practioners know of any really good resources to learn more about some of the teachings and beliefs?

Re: Intrest in Learning about Buddhism 27 Apr 2012 11:40 #57987

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Hiya csmith! There are some great lectures right here on the forums! Just explore the Eastern studies threads a bit and see what you like. There are also some fantastic book recommendations in the TOTJO Library thread (under Training & Library) available to all temple members. I myself quite like anything written by the Dalai Lama, who has a wonderful view of the world and Buddhism's place within it.

Then there are the really basic ways, like Wikipedia. XP Enjoy!
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Re: Intrest in Learning about Buddhism 27 Apr 2012 13:17 #58000

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Thank you, for some reason it didn't occur to me that people might put an informational on buddhism in there. I can be pretty freaking special sometimes.
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