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Sex, Lies, and Buddhism

By: Norman Fischer, Zoketsu Norman Fischer | 05/20/2010
In Topics: Buddhist Ethics / Precepts, Everyday Zen, Precepts

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