Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Can you have Buddhism in Second Life?

Buddha Art - Buddhas Meditation Windchimes and Asian furniture
owned by Zino March

And above a photo from Ladakh in India.

In a world were everything is programmed, where noting crumbles or wears with time unless it is programmed to do so, in a virtual world of perfect forms can there really be Buddhism?

I have actually meet a number of engaged Buddhists in Second Life. And the Sanga Community is one of the three pillars of the Buddhist path. And perhaps in a virtual Singularity of the future our post-humans will be able to follow the path to liberate every soul in the Universe.

Anyways even Second Life is impermanent as the Buddha taught, Linden Labs might go out of business, SIMs come a go, server break down, and even in a future virtual reality some day the sun will die out and any singularity we create must at some point die.

Rober1236 Jua the Cyber Trekker of Second Life
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