Pierce Salguero

Pierce Salguero is an author at Religion News Service.

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What is Mahāyāna Buddhism? A scholar of Buddhism explains

By Pierce Salguero — December 7, 2022
(The Conversation) — The Mahāyāna branch of Buddhism likely emerged around the first centuries A.D. and was most readily carried through the Silk Road and maritime trade routes.

What is a bodhisattva? A scholar of Buddhism explains

By Pierce Salguero — October 18, 2022
(The Conversation) — Buddhists believe that bodhisattvas reside in heavenly realms but can also appear on Earth disguised as humans, animals or other types of beings.

There is much more to mindfulness than the popular media hype

By Pierce Salguero — February 1, 2022
(The Conversation) — A scholar studying the relationship of Buddhism and medicine explains how the popular media has misrepresented mindfulness.
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