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A Mormon’s Modest Praise of Buddhism

Bodhi leaf with dragon decoration. Terracotta, 13th-14th century CE. Collection Vũ Tấn. National Museum of Vietnamese History, Hanoi. Borrowed from Wikipedia.

I will always and eternally be grateful for the Buddha and the numerous Buddhisms which followed as his legacy. Though I don’t necessarily consider myself a Buddhist, I am someone who has personally benefited deeply from what many have called this religion of no religion.

When I finished my time as a Mormon missionary, because of several toxic experiences, I returned home bitter, anxious, and…

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Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Independent writer interested in psychology, philosophy, literature, religion. www.nathansmithbooks.com @NateSmithSNF