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Buddhism and the Bahá'í Writings

AuthorIan Kluge
Title of item
Buddhism and the Bahá'í Writings
Subtitle of item
An Ontological Rapprochement
Volume 8
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Editor, translator, etc.  
Pierre Spierckel, trans
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia
Date of this edition 2007
LanguageEnglish and French
Permission author and publisher
Posted 2010-07-19 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The Bahá'í Faith and Buddhism are two different and apparently incompatible religions, but they share fundamental ontological principles. Thus, their analyses of reality and what it means 'to be' are largely compatible.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #72, Louhelen Bahá'í School, Michigan (October 6-9, 2006) and at the 2006 ABS Conference (see program and abstract). Mirrored with permission from

See an extension of this paper, "The Baha’i Writings and the Buddhist Doctrine of Emptiness: An Initial Survey" (2013/2019).

Tags Buddhism; Interfaith dialogue; Philosophy; Philosophy, Buddhist
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