What is Bodhidaoism?

I thought it might be a good idea to define what Bodhidaoism is. It is a worldview and way of life that I created in 2017. But here is a more in-depth definition.

Bodhidaoism is a natural religion that doesn’t include a belief in God, the supernatural, or an afterlife. It is an evidence-based religion that is guided by the relevant findings from the natural and social sciences. It is a new humanistic religion that is inspired by insights drawn from Buddhism, Daoism, Stoicism, and Existentialism. It is a personal religion since it is without clergy, church, or Bible.

It might also interest you to learn that I created the word Bodhidaoism by combining three words. Bodhi is from the Pali language of Buddhism and means awakening. Dao is from the Chinese and means ‘way.” And ism is a suffix, derived from the Greek, and means “doctrine : theory : religion” (Merriam-Webster.com).

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Jay N. Forrest

We are old too soon, and wise too late! We will never catch Lady Wisdom, but it's the pursuit that makes us who we are. Let an old man help you along on your own pursuit of wisdom. If you are interested in my educational and professional background, please see my website at JayForrest.org