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The New Improved Buddhist Council [now with more enzymes, lather and added vitamins] (via Madhushala)

Maha Teachers secret meeting. A secret meeting organized by Buddhist magazines, their writers and such related featured teachers in their rags is meeting to discuss succession, lineage, next generations teachers and the future of Buddhism in America! A refreshing blogger talks more about it.

The New Improved Buddhist Council [now with more enzymes, lather and added vitamins] Just like in the old days… From Buddhadharma News: Teachers gather to discuss the future of Western Buddhism: The conference, known as the Maha Teacher Council, is by invitation only. It also was not announced more than a week prior to the event and the participants are a secret. How does that strike you? It strikes me as very odd. Why is this any of our business? Why not just ignore it? Maha Teacher Council sounds like something official. Some o … Read More

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I am a Bhikshuni ordained in Mahayana Chinese Buddhist tradition. I'm currently translating Vinaya sutras from the Chinese Mahayana Tripitaka.

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  1. Hard to know what these folks will be talking about, or plotting. My own experience in the American Zen community is that you can barely get leaders to agree to sign a letter condemning the abusive behavior of one of their own, so my guess is that even if some “power talk” happens at this conference, they’ll mostly just go back after the weekend to running their individual sanghas, not putting much concern into some “national agenda” – even if one was discussed.

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