Rita M. Gross

Dharma Talks

Buddhist History for Buddhist Practitioners

Modern historical study challenges much in the Buddhist tradition, but understanding Buddhist history can enrich our practice by demonstrating how Buddhist teachings and institutions are themselves impermanent and contingently arisen. This examination of Buddhist history may lead to a less sectarian appreciation of dharma and open up Buddhism to a richer dialogue with the contemporary world.

By Rita M. Gross
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