Interfaith The same mountain from different sides

 

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Buddhism and other religions; comparative study; dialogue; etc

 

RELIGIONS are like the shadows of man: they are cast by our ignorance before the light of truth. When we are one with true reality, there is neither light nor shadow.  (Piya Tan, 2006)

 

Piya Tan delivered the following papers to the SINGAPORE BAHAI STUDIES ANNUAL CONFERENCES (2001-2002) and Bahai community in Singapore:

   (1) "DIVINE QUALITIES OF SPIRITUAL DIALOGUE" (The four divine abodes in society), 6th Singapore Bahai Studies Conference, NUS, 14 Apr 2001. Download
   (2) "EMPTINESS OF INTERFAITH DIALOGUE" (The relationship of Buddhism to other religions & the search for common ground), Anjam Khursheed's residence, NUS, May 2001. Download

    (3) "BEYOND THE CLASH OF CULTURES" (A Buddhist response), NUS, May 2002. Download 

                                                                                               

OTHER RELIGIONS AND BUDDHISM

(1) Is Guanyin Catholic? Guadalupe & Guanyin (Lauren 2005)

(2) The adultress story: part of the Bible? Sin, stones and suffering (Piya Tan)

(3) The Pope on Buddhism. Crossing the threshold of hope (pdf). See BHIKKHU BODHI's response:

(4) Response to the Pope misconceptions of Buddhism. Bhikkhu Bodhi

(5) Have you been approached by an evangelist? Say NO! to the evangelist (pdf).

 

PERSONAL INTERFAITH REFLECTIONS

Helping One Another In Faith: How Christians can do Buddhist meditation

 

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