Long before fake news, fake quotes were common. And the Buddha is one of the phenomenon’s biggest victims. This article by Bodhipaksa in Lion’s Roar examines the Buddhist Canon — as close as we can get to the actual words of the Buddha — for advice about how to evaluate words and teachings attributed to him.
It’s good advice for followers of any great religious teacher.
The Lion;s Roar article:: Real Buddha Quotes About Fake Buddha Quotes
— Mel Pine (Urgyen Jigme)
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