Doug’s Dharma

Courses on Early Buddhism

Join me at the Online Dharma Institute for Longer-form courses on early Buddhism

Buddhism for Beginners

Beginning Buddhist Practice

How to Become a Buddhist

Mindfulness for Beginners

What is Buddhist Meditation?

Introduction to the Eightfold Path

Meditation 101

The Five Precepts

What are the Four Noble Truths?

The Buddha on Self and Non-Self

What is Secular Buddhism? (#1)

Secular Buddhism's Roots in South Asia

What Might the Buddha Say About Secular Buddhism?

Secular Buddhism & Secular Humanism

Is Secular Buddhism an Oxymoron?

Why Buddhism Isn't a Religion

Secular Practice with Images and Rituals

Roots of secular Buddhism: Thailand

The Kālāma Sutta: the Buddha's Charter of Free Inquiry

Secular Buddhist Practice

What is Early Buddhism?

Did the Buddha Exist?

A Historical Buddha?

Good Books on Early Buddhism

Early Buddhism on the Internet

What are Buddhism's Key Texts?

Why Read Early Buddhist Texts?

Is Buddhism Atheist?

Early Buddhism & Secular Buddhism

What is Right View?

What is Right Intention?

What is Right Speech?

What is Right Action?

What is Right Livelihood?

What is Right Effort?

What is Right Mindfulness?

What is Right Concentration?

Enlightenment, European and Buddhist

Comparing Early Greek and Buddhist Thought

Buddhism and Stoicism 1: Five Similarities

Buddhism and Stoicism 2: Five Differences

Buddhist Economics?

Is Early Buddhism in Danger?

Spiritual Bypassing

Dharma Vlog Experiment!

Dharma Vlog: Meditation and a Podcast

Dharma Vlog: Cults and Weird Buddhism

Gutted by Fire

A Few Days After the Fire (Update)

Getting Back Up After the Fire

Buddha's Fire Sermon and ... Our House Fire

What's Going on at the House?

History of Theravada Buddhism: Very Old and Very New

History of Mahayana Buddhism: Innovation and Perfection

Q&A: Bad Gurus

Q&A: Video Music and Nonself Vlogging

Q & A: Secular Monasticism and Choppy Videos

Why Be Generous?

Quit Comparing Yourself!

On Gratitude

Spiritual Materialism

Spiritual Bypassing

Meditation 101

"Buddha Before Buddhism": Considering Gil Fronsdal's Title and Translation

Four Books That Turned Me On To Buddhism

Good Books on Early Buddhism

Why Buddhism is True

Buddhism and Stoicism 2: Five Differences

Buddhism and Stoicism 1: Five Similarities

What Is the Pali Canon of Buddhism?

"Superiority Conceit" in Buddhism

Marie Kondo and Buddhism

What are Buddhism's Key Texts?

The Buddha on Politics and Society

Politics, Religion, and Engaged Buddhism

The Dalai Lama's Secular Turn

Is Philosophy Still Relevant? It Needs Taking Back

Don't Buy This Book! (Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics clickbait title 🙂).

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