Author Archives: Colin Shinjo Salmon

Buddha, Dharma and Sangha : Which is the odd one out? – Colin Shinjo Salmon

I have heard it said that different groups and traditions emphasise different aspects of the three treasures. Some, taking a scholarly or esoteric approach, place their emphasis on the Dharma. Others, putting great weight on the importance of meditation, put Buddha to the fore. If that is so, we could also ask which of the […]

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Zen, the Empty Set and the Infinite Challenge – Colin Shinjo Salmon

Here we have an interesting mathematical perspective on Buddhist teachings from sangha member Colin Shinjo Salmon. I recently listened to a discussion about mathematics and creativity between Professor Marcus du Sautoy and Reverend Giles Fraser. Professor du Sautoy is an atheist and Reverend Fraser is, of course, a Christian, but there was some fascinating common […]

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