All posts tagged buddhism

Know your Buddhist gods: Tara

Here’s the next installment in my “Know your Buddhist gods” series. The background: I’m tired of hearing crunchy hippy New Age types insist that Buddhism is just about “getting in touch with yourself” through meditation and doesn’t have any of those wacky supernatural beliefs like the “Western” religions do. It’s especially irritating when people insist […]

Know your Buddhist gods: Guanyin

I’m getting tired of hearing crunchy hippy New Age types insist that Buddhism is just about “getting in touch with yourself” through meditation and doesn’t have any of those wacky supernatural beliefs like the “Western” religions do. It’s especially irritating when people insist that Buddhism is atheist. Several key sects of Buddhism recognize the existence […]

At least this is in the Fashion section

The whole point of this NYT article seems to be point out a religious fad. In that earlier incarnation, “I was going along, going along, going along, and I got eaten,” said Dr. [Paul] DeBell, who has a private practice on the Upper East Side where he specializes in hypnotizing those hoping to retrieve memories […]