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Unformatted text preview: teachers and scriptures. Buddha only taught one thing: wake up and help all beings. That is the foundation of Buddhism, everything else is just technique. Most, but not all, Buddhist traditions focus on the technique used by the Buddha: meditation practice. Of course, there are many kinds of meditation techniques taught by different Buddhist traditions, and even many techniques taught within a single tradition. There is good reason for this, as the Buddha himself recognized, different diseases need different medicines. In addition, all existing Buddhist traditions have an overlay of cultural trappings....
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- Spring '11