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46 Is rebirth a delusional belief? 2014-09-11T00:45:57.487

41 Can the Buddha ever be a woman? 2014-09-08T11:02:53.233

36 If there is no soul, how can there be rebirth? 2014-06-17T23:53:32.987

30 Is killing vermin and insects justifiable? 2014-06-18T15:35:32.040

27 Introductory books to Buddhism 2014-06-18T10:56:46.223

27 If a buddhist should not kill a mouse living in their home, what justification do they have to rid themselves of a parasite such tapeworms 2015-08-12T15:41:19.557

26 Are all Buddhists vegetarian? 2014-06-24T18:19:38.420

26 Is moderate drinking acceptable in Buddhism? 2014-08-07T00:09:34.023

26 What exactly differentiates Vipassana from Samatha meditation? 2014-09-14T18:22:05.333

24 Where is the Buddha quoted as saying do not believe anything I say until you can prove it by yourself? 2014-06-22T12:09:33.983

24 Does illegal downloading or viewing of copyright material violate the second precept? 2014-08-22T18:38:49.087

24 Should one give to beggars? 2015-02-09T19:04:44.557

24 Do buddhists fall in love? 2015-09-02T21:35:10.697

23 When were women first welcomed into Buddhist orders? 2014-06-17T20:07:44.870

23 Is drinking coffee or tea against the fifth precept? 2014-06-22T14:46:25.573

23 Is Jesus considered to be a buddha? 2014-07-18T01:17:48.603

22 How does stream entry occur? 2014-06-20T00:35:24.453

22 Did Gautama Buddha exist? 2014-07-02T16:01:11.907

22 Lust - How Can it be Overcome? 2014-11-13T13:01:50.403

21 Role of belief in Buddhism 2014-06-17T19:52:56.243

21 Any advice on leg numbing during sitting? 2014-09-09T03:57:17.433

21 How not to kill the mouse in my house? 2015-07-29T01:05:16.443

21 Is low self-esteem a Western phenomenon? 2016-05-15T17:08:40.203

20 How can I assess the quality of a local Buddhist group? 2014-06-21T11:48:00.207

20 Disenchanted with Buddhism 2017-04-17T21:42:49.163

19 Is it possible to become UNenlightened? 2014-08-30T14:27:04.593

19 How to explain what Buddhism is? 2015-01-18T02:26:31.930

18 How to determine the end of a meditation session without a clock? 2014-06-30T03:12:51.417

18 Is Nirvana the goal for all Buddhist? 2014-07-07T12:29:14.733

18 Where does a person go after attaining Nirvana? 2014-07-07T12:42:36.343

18 Can or should a Buddhist defend themselves physically? 2014-07-13T07:22:38.793

18 Strong desire to serve/ordain 2014-09-22T05:01:56.550

18 What are the differences between vipassana and mindfulness meditation? 2015-11-05T16:37:24.750

17 Are Vajrayana and Tibetan Buddhism the same thing? 2014-06-18T00:55:18.773

17 How should Buddhists handle prayer requests? 2014-06-20T13:51:29.957

17 Masturbation: Does it break the 3rd precept? 2014-07-03T03:01:43.527

17 What is the attitude toward homosexuality in Buddhism? 2014-07-03T18:09:05.193

17 What is the next meditation type after Mindfulness of Breathing meditation? 2014-08-06T11:20:13.623

17 How do you tell a 4-year-old who the Buddha was? 2015-01-18T16:04:22.303

17 Have any Buddhist thinkers responded to the critique of the Brahma Sutras? 2015-01-27T09:21:58.307

16 Is a belief in rebirth a necessity for Buddhist practice? 2014-06-26T13:39:57.453

16 How do Buddhists express condolences? 2014-07-16T12:54:08.713

16 Why is Buddhism not Nihilism? 2014-07-21T20:55:35.973

16 Are actions in computer games bad for karma? 2015-07-19T13:25:56.187

16 If Rebirth is not taken literally then why seek Enlightenment? 2015-08-29T14:43:46.913

15 Health Risks of Meditation? 2014-06-20T00:52:51.487

15 How compatible are the beliefs of atheists and Buddhism? 2014-07-08T10:59:29.713

15 What is the meaning and/or purpose of life? 2014-10-02T04:35:07.673

15 Caught between two worlds 2014-12-22T00:17:36.697

15 If anatta is a reality, then how do you explain Volition or Will? 2015-02-19T23:51:09.060

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