Mainstream, VOL LIII No 1, December 27, 2014 - Annual Number
To Question Or Not To Question: That Is The Question
by Romila Thapar
Can there be Buddhism without the rituals? Maybe, but the rituals do have a purpose.
All schools of Buddhism have some kind of chanted liturgy.
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Bowing is a practice found in all schools of Buddhism. Why and how do Buddhists bow?
Is there prayer in Buddhism? No, and yes, depending on what you mean by prayer. Here is a brief explanation.