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What should be the tag for problems arisen from communication with fellow Buddhists?

I'm looking for a tag that better describes these questions: Why does Buddhism seem to have an anti-thought bias? I explain why I prefer discuss Buddhism intellectually but others don't seem to ...
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I propose the tag [film-analysis]

There are several questions asking for interpretations of a movie. For example: In the movie Spring Summer Fall Winter and Spring, why does the master cry? Are the movie Fight Club, and Project ...
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Want a new tag, e.g. for office work and academic work?

I think we could use a new tag, for people who ask on this site about (I'm not sure) the connection between their work and Buddhism -- especially, office-work or mental work. Examples of questions ...
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What is the FAQ for this site and most important of the Meta Discussions regarding defining this site for Relevant New Users

What is the FAQ for this site and most important of the Meta discussions regarding defining this site relevant for new users?
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Should samatha and meditation-samatha be synonyms?

We currently have tags samatha and meditation-samatha. They each have one or two dozen topics. Assuming we don't want to merge them (because it is a type of meditation and a word which people will ...
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Should we merge the two sutta-related tags (i.e. suttas and sutras)?

There are two sutta related tags which perhaps need to be merged: suttas sutras After they are merged it needs to be tested is both can be used but maps to one tag. Similarly some of the other tags ...
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Shouldn't we have a “Sankhara” tag?

Snaskara or Sankhara is a commonly used term in both questons and answers so wouldn't it be nice to have a Tag for it?
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Should we have a 'Kundalini' Tag?

Should we have a 'Kundalini' Tag? I have been studying Kundalini and using it throughout my meditation and life but have a lot of questions about the act which is equally physical and spiritual. I ...
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Should we have a tag for sceptical questions?

As per google's dictionary: Skeptic: 1) a person inclined to question or doubt all accepted opinions. 2) a person who doubts the truth of Christianity and other religions; an atheist or agnostic .....
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I created a Tag, but can't find it to fill in the definition

I was just granted the Create Tags privilege, so I created one and edited a question to pop it on there. The message says my edit must be peer-reviewed before being accepted. OK. But how can you ...
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Create a “podcast” tag?

Many Dharma talks are available by podcast, as well as a number of podcasts on Buddhism in iTunes--would it be worthwhile to create a "podcast" tag?
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“resource” or “reference” tag?

Searched for a super-category for various reference materials and resources on information about Buddhism which covers podcasts, books, videos, retreats, etc., didn't find one. Not sure if this is the ...
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Proposal for retagging meditation questions

By far our most popular tag is meditation with over double the number of questions than the second most popular tag. It seems a shame to me that such a rich topic is lumped under one tag. I'd like to ...
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Using the chat room to discuss tags and retagging

As mentioned here and here I suggest we use the chat room (instead of meta) to discuss retagging. I invite you to read and participate there if you're interested.
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Personal-practice tag

I've recently created the tag personal-practice and did a bit of retagging. Was that a good idea?
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Merge the lay-buddhism and laity tags

There are two tags on the main site, lay-buddhism and laity tags. Neither has a description (i.e. a wiki summary). Do they mean the same thing? Should they be merged, with being one be made a ...
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The 'beginner' tag

There's a beginner tag. Should it exist? Is it being well used? Asking fundamental “beginner” questions says that the site shouldn't be 'seeded' artificially with beginner questions; but what about '...
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Which type of Buddhism is for me?

Should this question be asked, on the main site: How do I know which type of Buddhism is for me? Is it answerable, potentially useful? If that's the question title, what would be appropriate ...
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Editing meta-tags

There are now over 100 meta-questions. It might be useful if they were consistently tagged. Left to my own devices there are some tags I might edit, to help me make sense of them: Delete almost ...
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New Tag Proposals

As I have noticed we new covering certain areas. If you think we need a perticular tag send it in with a description so it can be created after up voting. Limits one tag proposal per entry so voting ...
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Should we Have New Tags for Question on The Path and The Fruit, Stages of Sainthood, and Fruit of Attainment?

I think we need tags for discussions about the Path and The Fruit and the stages of Sainthood and Fruit of Attainment. There is a tag for stream entry but not for the others.
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Should we have tags for part of the Tripitaka?

Should we have tags for parts and sub divisions of the Tripitaka and also the sutras? E.g. Suthra Pitakaya, Anguthara Nikaya, etc.
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Which tags for questions on texts?

Right now we have the following tags that are related to buddhist texts. pali-canon x 13 sutras x 9 texts x 8 scripture x 2 canon x 2 buddhist-text x 1 Most seem rather redundant to me, but ...
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Is [the-buddha] tag misleading?

I am aware that many people who do not know (much) about buddhism usually refer to Gautama/Shakyamuni when simply saying "Buddha" or "the Buddha" but is this reason enough to have a the-buddha tag? ...
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Tagging questions on precepts

I've seen a lot of posts getting tagged five-precepts when they are asking specifically about one of the precepts. That's fine, but do we want to standardize on some format for which specific precept ...
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Theravada and Mahayana

I just need you to make your attention regarding these two concepts in Buddhism. I think there maybe risk to have a conflict when someone asking a question regarding Thervada and what if someone ...
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Ahimsa vs. non-harming vs. non-violence

I think there are at least three ways of referring to the concept of non-violence: ahimsa avihimsa non-violence non-harming We can create tag synonyms for these if everyone agrees they essentially ...
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Who corrects the spelling on the tags?

The spelling of the initial tags is...uneven. I don't have enough reputation to correct these tags but, it being a new site does anyone have the reputation to make the necessary corrections?
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Can we have unicode tags here?

By default, tags can only consist of the following characters: [a-z 0-9 + # - .]. However, the correct transliteration of many Buddhist terms drawn from other languages requires the use of characters ...
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What language should our tags be in?

This site is going to have a rather unique issue with tag names that I don't think has been addressed on any other SE site so far. Many Buddhist terms lack canonical (non-borrowed) English equivalents,...