What Is A Buddhist~ via Zach Rosen.

Via Benjamin Riggs
on Mar 24, 2011
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What is a Buddhist?

Well, “It is neither good or bad… But we do accept PayPal!”

With the video below, Zach Rosen humorously points out how complicated answering this question can be, if you are a “Buddhist.”

Interested in learning more about what Buddhism is and isn’t?

Click here to read Chogyam Trungpa and Thich Nhat Hanh’s take on the subject.

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About Benjamin Riggs

Ben Riggs is the author of Finding God in the Body: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West. He is also the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA and a teacher at Explore Yoga. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist and Christian spirituality on Elephant Journal, and his blog. Click here to listen to the Finding God in the Body Podcast. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter.


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