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Letter: ‘No Form of Buddhist Practice Is a Replacement for Professional Psychological Help’

A practicing Buddhist argues in favor of informed meditation.
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Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism

Four in 10 American adults now say they meditate at least weekly. “Buddhism has been popular in various forms among certain celebrities and tech elites,” Olga Khazan wrote last week, “but the religion’s primary draw for many Americans now appears to be mental health.”

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