997: Buddhism - Religion or Philosophy?
ZEN commuter, and meditation specifically, is not a religious practice. A mindfulness practice can be helpful to those who are religious, and to those who are not. Accordingly, I want to make sure that the podcast is not leaning in any way to any specific denomination, so that all people will feel included. The reason I bring this up though is because of Buddhism. Many of its principles speak to the nature of meditation. So, I either needed to change my policy about no religious leanings or determine another solution. Luckily, I did. I determined that Buddhism, to some, is not a religion, but a philosophy. Let's hear why that is believed by listening to today's episode.
What you will learn in this episode:
- The definition of religion
- Why Buddhism is considered a philosophy
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