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Sex, Lies, and Buddhism

Exploring the spirit, subtleties, and relevance of Buddhist ethics

By Zoketsu Norman Fischer | May 20, 2010
In topics: Buddhist Ethics / Precepts , Everyday Zen
A forum with Zoketsu Norman Fischer, Lama Palden Drolma and Andrew Olendzki, published in Buddhadharma Magazine, Summer, 2010

 

"The enlightened person finds freedom in embracing causality rather than feeling causality as a restriction. If there's a bad action and there are strong consequences, can we accept and embrace those consequences rather than try to deny them or resist them--and delight in the facct that the world works that way?"

- Norman Fischer, in "Sex, Lies and Buddhism:  Exploring the spirit, subtleties, and relevance of Buddhist ethics." Published in Buddhadharma Magazine, Summer, 2010