About a critique of western buddhism what are we to make of western buddhism glenn wallis argues that in aligning their tradition with the contemporary wellness industry western buddhists evade the consequences of buddhist thought. Brillian analysis of what western buddhism promises what it can actually do for you and why the promise of ego less meditation is problematic. Glenn wallis should need no introduction to those who visit this site regularly and engage with the podcast but just in case its your first time here ill provide you with the essentials wallis holds a phd from harvard in buddhist studies and has authored several books on buddhism including the dhammapada verses on the. Through applying resources of continental philosophy to western buddhism a critique of western buddhism suggests a possible practice for our time an anthropotechnic or religion transposed from its seductive but misguiding idealist haven. Killing the x buddhaist subject a review of glenn wallis a critique of western buddhism by chaim wigder what are we to make of western buddhism so glenn wallis begins the introduction of his new book a critique of western buddhism ruins of the buddhist real semantically this question may be viewed as asking two quite different
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