Buddhism is Spiritual Minimalism

One of the things I’ve noticed about Buddhism is that it doesn’t offer answers to big questions. It makes it an odd way to do religion; after all, isn’t religion about answering the big questions? Whereas other religions strut around claiming there is a truth and they have it. Why are we here? Why is … Read more

Explaining the Buddhist viewpoint of Emptiness (Śūnyatā)

‘Insofar as the senses show becoming, passing away, and change, they do not lie. But Heraclitus will remain eternally right with his assertion that being is an empty fiction. The “apparent” world is the only one: the “true” world is merely added by a lie’. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Sunyata, or Emptiness, is … Read more