November 1993 Buddhism Now

Cover of the November 1993 Buddhism Now. Art © Marcelle Hanselaar From this issue:

The Laughing Buddha Humour and the Spiritual Life, by Dennis Sibley

Humour lies at the heart of Buddhist thought and practice. Indeed, according to Buddhist history, it was a central factor in the enlightenment experience of the monk Kashyapa. As you may recall, during one of his discourses the Buddha fell silent and held up a single golden flower. Kashyapa responded not with ideas or words…

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Buddhist Publishing Group (BPG) published the first issue of Buddhism Now in February 1989.

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