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Why are there so few black/Afro-american Taoist or Buddhists?


I'm curious. To my knowledge, I'm the only black to study these spiritual traditions and incorporate them into my own spiritual path. Is it just my perception?

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junkseller says

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    Eugene Hardy 4 years ago

    From where I'm sitting you're probably right about the statistics.

    But I'm curious as to why this is.

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    manatita44 4 years ago

    Wise words. I wrote to you. Look for my mail in your spam. Just one thing, in Sri Chinmoy's philosophy, 'Let Thy Will be done' is the highest philosophy. There is no greater joy than returning after Enlightenment, to share with our brothers and siste


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 4 years ago

    Many Blacks are not drawn to Buddhism and Taoism because they are entrenched in the Christian methodology. The overwhelming majority of Blacks are staunchly religious Christians who believe that Christianity is the ONLY way!


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    Eugene Hardy 4 years ago

    I have thought this way too.

    And as a friend pointed out to me today, it is not like they stand out with signs yelling their beliefs. But my gut says there is more to this....


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