Originally Posted by DalesRealMeditation
I've been searching the Buddhist forums online and besides being very inactive, there also is a great abundance of study and "daily living" type content, with next to nothing about meditative practice, despite Buddha's frequent and deliberate emphasis on it.
Can somebody explain? I've been away from the interwebs for some years now.
The practices are powerful.
Buddhism is a teacher/guru based system.
Giving such practices without guidance is considered wrong.
Now you can find some basic practices on youtube but to really learn them and the system it is recommended that one go to a temple to learn them.