What would be the key ingredient to a “melting pot” of American Buddhism — one Buddhism, rather than many? How can students of different Buddhist traditions help and support each other on the road to freedom?
Has Buddhism in the Western World, especially in America, become a collection of private clubs? How can we engage collaboratively with seekers of other faiths — and with Buddhists from other traditions as well?
Does being religious mean you’ve drunk the Kool-Aid? Can you be religious and keep your autonomy? Is there anything wrong with walking the spiritual path alone?