Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly

The Deep River of Dharma

Buddhism is like a great river. It is, as an old blues song says, “long, deep, and wide.”

The river of dharma has been flowing for a time: 2,600 years from one point of view, forever from another. Those of us who care about Buddhism’s future in the modern world need to take a long view—to think decades ahead, maybe even centuries.

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