Podcast Episode 35: Buddhist Christmas, Pessimism in Buddhism, and Meat
Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number thirty-five. My name is Brian Schell, and I am the your host for the show. You can find the text as well as all links mentioned in this program and all past episodes on the website at www.dailybuddhism.com. Send your questions, comments, suggestions and thoughts to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This Week’s Links:
Voice Mail Number: 937-660-4949
To Meat or not to Meat?
Are Buddhists Vegetarians? http://www.dailybuddhism.com/archives/59
The First Precept: http://www.dailybuddhism.com/archives/37
Buddhist Dog Food: http://www.dailybuddhism.com/archives/141
Book: The Method of No-Method: The Chan Practice of Silent Illumination
Buddhism: Half-Empty or Half-Full?
A Buddhist Christmas
Book: Quiet Mind, Open Heart
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