Raymond Lam Posts

Re-envisioning the Lay Practitioner’s Vocation in Contemporary Buddhism

February 7, 2021

I remember being asked by classmates and friends during my final year of university whether I’d become a monk after graduation. A year earlier, in 2008, I’d been initiated into the Buddhist community as a lay practitioner. My reply to my friends back then was the same reply I’d give now: the lay Buddhist vocation …