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Dr. Snyder is a [[The Zen of Stairclimbing|stairclimber]].  He runs one of the two major stairclimbing websites around the world, promoting the sport of stairclimbing.
 
Dr. Snyder is a [[The Zen of Stairclimbing|stairclimber]].  He runs one of the two major stairclimbing websites around the world, promoting the sport of stairclimbing.
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A businessman and Buddhist, Dr. Snyder's political views focus on fiscal conservatism and opposition to unnecesary and costly wars.  One of his many websites includes his manifesto against wasteful spending on unnecessary wars.
  
 
== References ==
 
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* [http://www.thedhamma.com/ The Dhamma]
 
* [http://www.thedhamma.com/ The Dhamma]
 
* [http://www.theravadabuddhism.org/ Theravavda Buddhism]
 
* [http://www.theravadabuddhism.org/ Theravavda Buddhism]
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* [http://www.jhanas.com/ Jhanas]
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* [http://www.brahmaviharas.com/ Brahma Viharas]
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* [http://www.the4nobletruths.com/ The 4 Noble Truths]
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* [http://www.mahabodhitemple.com/ Maha Bodhi Temple]
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* [http://www.vibhajjavada.com/ Vibhajjavada]
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* [http://www.veggiebuddhists.com/ Veggie Buddhists]
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* [http://www.antiwarrepublicans.com/ Anti-War Republicans]
 
* [http://www.d-chess.com/ D-Chess]
 
* [http://www.d-chess.com/ D-Chess]
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* [http://www.stairclimbingsport.com/ Stairclimbing Sport]
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* [http://www.sunchaselv.com/ Sun Chase Apts. (Apt. complex he owns)]

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David N. Snyder
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David N. Snyder, Ph.D.
Born 1962
Germany, US Army Base
Nationality USA
Education B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Alma mater Universtiy of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington
Occupation landlord
Known for landlord, chess champion, Buddhist author
Home town Las Vegas, Nevada
Religion Theravada Buddhism
Spouse(s) Woinishet Snyder
Children 1 son, 1 daughter
Parents Lt. Col. (US Army, Retired) Thomas E. Snyder, Janet J. Snyder
Website
http://www.thedhamma.com/

David N. Snyder Ph.D. (b. 1962) is a bestselling Buddhist writer [1] [2] primarily writing and teaching from the Theravada school of Buddhism. He is also founder of Vipassana Foundation.


Biography

David N. Snyder to the right of the Dalai Lama

After earning a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Arlington in 1989, he taught sociology at Tarrant County College. Later he worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. He left government service to pursue real estate investments and management which he also used to open Buddhist centers in Colorado and Nevada. A former correspondence chess champion[3] he has invented a chess variant known as D-Chess.

David Snyder at Shambala Mountain

Dr. Snyder is a stairclimber. He runs one of the two major stairclimbing websites around the world, promoting the sport of stairclimbing.

A businessman and Buddhist, Dr. Snyder's political views focus on fiscal conservatism and opposition to unnecesary and costly wars. One of his many websites includes his manifesto against wasteful spending on unnecessary wars.

References

Buddhist publications

  • Right Understanding in Plain English; The Science of the Buddha’s Middle Path, Vipassana Foundation (2000), ISBN 0-9679-2850-8.
  • The Complete Book of Buddha’s Lists -- Explained, Vipassana Foundation (2006), ISBN 0-9679-2851-6.
  • Buddhism and Vegetarianism, Fifteen Questions and Answers, Shabkar.org (2006) [1]

External links

  • http://www.shabkar.org/download/pdf/Buddhism_and_Vegetarianism_Fiveteen_Questions_and_Answers.pdf
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