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Buddhism and Alcohol

Going to Crazy Town: Mindfulness And Finding Your Own Middle Way

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Sid realized that in order to truly wake up to reality as it is, he had to find a middle way in between these extremes of over-indulgence and beating himself up. You too have to find your own middle way.

Buddhism And Alcohol: Is There Such A Thing As 'Right Drinking'?

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

If there's Right Speech, then why can't the modern-day practitioner engage in Right Drinking? We know that the historical Sid did drink in his youth, but as the Buddha he acknowledged that alcohol is a dangerous fire to play with.