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Alex Wilding

I have practiced and studied Tibetan Buddhism in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions since the early 1970s, and have a good knowledge of theory, history and of the struggles of trying to practice the teachings, including meditation, while leading a normal, modern life. I am also available to provide background information for journalists.

Laurie McLaughlin

I can answer questions about basic Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism and meditation especially how the Buddha's teachings can help us in day to day living.


1) Thai buddhism 2) Thai amulets from Lord buddha, his Thai monks, Jatukam, or other gods 3) Thai occult belief 4) Thai sacred charm items 5) Meaning of Thai tattoo, yantra, mantra, etc.

Stuart Resnick

I'm a long-time practitioner in a Korean-style Zen school. I can answer questions regarding Zen, formal sitting meditation, self-inquiry, the practice of "koan" transmission, and offer the particular perspective of this school on the great life questions.

Joe McSorley

I can answer questions dealing with Taoist philosophy and Zen and not the historicity and religion of Buddhism and its different schools. I studied under Dr. Richard DeMartino and Masao Abe of the Kyoto School of Zen.

John Willemsens aka Advayavadananda

I can answer all questions about Advayavada Buddhism, in English, Spanish and Dutch.

Justin Choo

When in doubt seek it out. All your questions will be answered, and you may not have to agree with the answers. Such is the beauty of Buddhism. You are free to decide. I follow the Theravada tradition, and have been studying Buddhism for more than 40 years. As I am not a Buddhist scholar, I give answers in simple language. Please view my profile for more details. I have answered more than 1500 questions since joining this category. You may like to give me the honor to answer your question.

Anandapanyo Bhikkhu

I can answer questions about Buddhist practice, Buddhist understanding and how to apply Buddhism to daily life. I can help analyze Buddhist sayings and teachings. In addition, I can help with questions Buddhism stories, fables and Vinaya(rules). I have meditated for over 10 years and can help you start with meditation. In addition, I can help provide insight into what to do when you feel that you have hit a wall with your meditation. My main area of expertise is how to think in accordance with Sammaditthi (the right view - and number 1 in the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path. If I cannot answer your question, I have many able teachers with over 20 years experience to help me, so chances are I will be able to find an answer for you.

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2014-03-31 Buddhism Beliefs:

Dear Rachel,    Thank you for the opportunity to answer your questions. I will try my best.    The one core belief of Buddhism is simply KARMA. We believe that all things originate from a cause. That cause

2014-03-29 about karma:

Good afternoon Tony,    The Buddhist concept of karma (or kamma in Pali) is neither morally good nor morally bad.  It is amoral or non-moral.  Take the concept of electricity, if you put your finger on

2014-03-28 about karma:

Good afternoon Tony,    I don't really understand exactly what "naturalistic fallacy" means.  I shall take it to mean "false concept".  You are asking me what I would say to this person.  So this will

2014-03-21 Special Divine Action - Stuart Resnick:

Buddhism is about the truth of this moment. Just now: what do you see, what do you hear, what are you doing? THAT'S what Buddhism points to.    In order to clearly wake up to your experience of this moment

2014-03-21 the cycle of Samasara:

HI Charles,  Good questions indeed, so don't expect an easy answer!  Generally it is held that it is past actions, particularly habits, and their motivation that govern where you end up. In the case of

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