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Christians would it bother you...

to have a Buddha incense or candle holder in your home, if it were just for a decoration, or would it bother you to have it?
I'm just curious. My husband is a Christian but I am not and I have a Buddha candle holder and his parents said that if it were them they wouldn't allow it in "their" house, but this is my house too, not just my husbands, lol but he doesn't have a problem with it, btw, I was just wondering if a Buddha candle would bother any other Christians. 'm not praying to it or anything ;)

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.Wildflower.

Asked by .Wildflower. at 5:03 PM on May. 15, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • It wouldn't bother me, b/c it wouldn't be anything to me personally but decoration. But I am laid back about that kind of thing
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 5:06 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I wouldn't care.
    emmyandlisa

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 5:06 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I would care...
    LARRYSWiiFE

    Answer by LARRYSWiiFE at 5:09 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • It would not bother me. Just because that is not My chosen Faith doesn't mean there is nothing good about it. There are many quotes and beliefs from many religions that can be translated to just life itself.

    The greatest achievement is selflessness.
    The greatest worth is self-mastery.
    The greatest quality is seeking to serve others.
    The greatest precept is continual awareness.
    The greatest medicine is the emptiness of everything.
    The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.
    The greatest magic is transmuting the passions.
    The greatest generosity is non-attachment.
    The greatest goodness is a peaceful mind.
    The greatest patience is humility.
    The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
    The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go.
    The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.
    Atisha
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:13 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • This reminds me of when my grandparents commented on the pentacle tapestry we have hanging in our living room. It's none of their business what you have to decorate your house or to use for religious purposes. It's awesome that you and your DH are a religiously blended family.
    AmourSpork

    Answer by AmourSpork at 5:17 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I don't have one, because I don't believe in the religion it represents. That being said, they don't "bother" me by any means. Some are quite pretty.
    asmcbride

    Answer by asmcbride at 5:18 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • wat too uptight, lets let live and let live. Just because you might believe dosen't mean someone else can't.
    warriormom4303

    Answer by warriormom4303 at 5:34 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I wouldn't have anything with Buddah on it in my house, but that's me. If your husband doesn't have a problem with it, then you shouldn't worry abou it.
    popzaroo

    Answer by popzaroo at 5:50 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I wouldn't have anything with Buddha in my house either.
    beelive

    Answer by beelive at 6:07 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • No but I wonder why you have it if you do not pray to it or anything? What is the purpose?
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 6:34 PM on May. 15, 2011

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