[Buddha-l] Loving your object of study

Dan Lusthaus vasubandhu at earthlink.net
Tue Dec 4 13:45:15 MST 2007

Richard wrote:

> Incidentally, this thread seems to have wandered off its original spool.
> started talking about the relative advantages and disadvantages of being a
> committed Buddhist for an academic career in Buddhist studies, and we
> got sidetracked onto a topic that is entirely unrelated to that, namely,
> which aspects of Buddhist practice are necessary and sufficient. This
> tendency of members of buddha-l to keep getting off topic does not speak
> for their mastery of ekaggataa.

Seems to me rather senseless to discuss the former without a firm
understanding of the latter. So this should be seen as a welcome digression,
something ekaggataa would uncover as it roots around.


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