A reader writes: I am emailing you about a question concerning Catholicism and Buddhism. I am aware that several Buddhist beliefs cannot be reconciled with the teachings of the Catholic Church, Christ’s true Church. And, I am aware that Buddhism holds somethings as truths in common with the Church. It appears to me, at least […]
A Mahayana Buddhist community recently issued a revised Pratimoksha (Buddhist Monk Code), equivalent to a rule governing Christian religious order. The list is strikingly up-to-date in some ways. Among other offenses, it lists: 15. A bhikshu who keeps in his possession toxic cultural items such as worldly films, video tapes, music and electronic games commits […]
I’m not making this up! Apparently there’s a Japanese analog to all those Western ads offensively playing off Christianity.
This is a picture of a person suffering in hell. He (?) is swimming in a pond of blood. The surprising thing is, this is an exhibit that you can go see in a museum. A whole museum full of images of people suffering in hell. Children go to this museum with their parents. You […]