By mokshini on Tue, 22 Nov, 2016 - 18:02
Faith, Health Care, and Dying – Some Points from a Buddhist Perspective
This is based on an article from Dayasara at Ipswich Buddhist Centre, looking at issues of health-care and dying from a Buddhist perspective.
Geographical diversity of Buddhism
Buddhism is a broad ‘church’ so don’t assume they will all observe the same practices or hold the exact same views. Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma preserve the ancient Theravada form, with its characteristic yellow robed monks. The relatively later-developing Mahayana form (including Zen) is associated...