Similarities in beliefs--Vajranyana Buddhists and LDS

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    There are a few.

    Secret practices for one. Multiple heaven realms is another.

    Being able to become a god yourself is an LDS belief, becoming a Buddha is a Vajrayana one.

    Both Buddhists and LDS feel one's employment should be honorable.
     
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    There are countless similiarities with many religions.
     
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    The question is: can we find common ground and live with our differences?
     
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    Of course we can. Obviously that doesn't mean we have to agree on every single point. But we can help one another live better lives.

    I know I've quoted this from the Prophet Joseph Smith Jr before, but I think it sums up nicely what the attitude we need to have is:

    Finding that quote I found the section on being a peacemaker especially moving again. I have to say I love this chapter. And I love this quote:

     

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