Buddhism, Drinking and Sex

Allison Yarrow offered up this piece about Lodro Rinzler’s class at the Shambhala Center in NYC. I thought it quite interesting and struck me as so congruent with a great deal of our quasi-Buddhist approaches that we celebrate at Infinite Smile. Rinzler authors...

Mindful Drinking?

NPR contributor, Ted Rose, offers up a very interesting piece on mindfulness and the consumption of alcohol. It’s well worth the read. Money quote: …once a meditator has developed basic Buddhist discipline (known as Hinayana training) and adopted the...

Beer for Buddhists

Gerald, over at The Level 8 Buddhist takes on the use of alcohol: As the Buddha taught, alcohol and intoxicants cause heedlessness. The more you drink, the more heedless you become. It’s not that you become heedless after X number of drinks only, any amount will...

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