The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet

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The quantum and the lotus is a mind-expanding, eye-opening exploration of the exciting parallels between cutting-edge thinking in physics and Buddhism–a scintillating conversation any thinking person would delight in overhearing. Daniel goleman, author of emotional intelligence“The Quantum and the Lotus is the rich and inspiring result of a deeply interesting dialogue between Western science and Buddhist philosophy.

The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet #ad - Trinh thuan was born into a buddhist family in Vietnam but became intrigued by the explosion of discoveries in astronomy during the 1960s. That conversation grew into an astonishing correspondence exploring a series of fascinating questions. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the Dalai Lama, living in the Shechen monastery near Kathmandu in Nepal.

Matthieu ricard trained as a molecular biologist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, working in the lab of a Nobel prize—winning scientist, he became drawn to Buddhism. When matthieu ricard and trinh thuan met at an academic conference in the summer of 1997, they began discussing the many remarkable connections between the teachings of Buddhism and the findings of recent science.

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The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality

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Isbn13: 9780767920810 This breathtakingly personal examination is a tribute to the Dalai Lama’s teachers—both of science and spirituality. Tracking provided on most orders. Through an examination of darwinism and karma, quantum mechanics and philosophical insight into the nature of reality, neurobiology and the study of consciousness, the Dalai Lama draws significant parallels between contemplative and scientific examinations of reality.

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The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life

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Meeting in an inn overlooking Katmandu, these two profoundly thoughtful men explored the questions that have occupied humankind throughout its history. Does life have meaning? what is consciousness? is man free? what is the value of scientific and material progress? Why is there suffering, rights, war, and hatred? Their conversation is not merely abstract: they ask each other questions about ethics, and responsibilities, about knowledge and belief, and they discuss frankly the differences in the way each has tried to make sense of his life.

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Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

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Wealth? fitness? career success? how can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of fiction and poetry, Buddhist beliefs, and personal experience, scientific research, Western philosophy, Ricard weaves an inspirational and forward-looking account of how we can begin to rethink our realities in a fast-moving modern world.

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Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

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Why Meditate: Working with Thoughts and Emotions

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Tracking provided on most orders. Hay House. Through his experience as a monk, his close reading of sacred texts, based on selfless love and compassion, and his deep knowledge of the Buddhist masters, Ricard shows the significant benefits that meditation, can bring to each of us. In this elegant, and entirely accessible book, authoritative, he sets out to answer these questions.

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On the Path to Enlightenment: Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters

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Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The selected teachings are taken from the sources of the traditions, the fifth dalai lama, Milarepa, Nagarjuna, Shantideva, including Thogme Zangpo, Longchenpa, and Asanga; from great masters of the past, and Sakya Pandita; and from contemporary masters, including the Buddha himself, Guru Rinpoche, Atisha, including the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Mingyur Rinpoche.

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Ricard has selected and translated some of the most profound and inspiring teachings from across these traditions. Hay House.

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In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most

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This translation of the french bestseller brings readers an intimate, and wide-ranging conversation between Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard, philosopher Alexandre Jollien, insightful, and psychiatrist Christophe André.

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience The MIT Press

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Isbn13: 9780767920810 Their views diverge ricard asserts that the third-person approach will never encounter consciousness as a primary experience and converge Singer points out that the neuroscientific understanding of perception as reconstruction is very like the Buddhist all-discriminating wisdom but both keep their vision trained on understanding fundamental aspects of human life.

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience The MIT Press

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In this book, meditation, consciousness, and wolf singer, a buddhist monk trained as a molecular biologist, epistemology, continuing an ongoing dialogue―offer their perspectives on the mind, a distinguished neuroscientist―close friends, Matthieu Ricard, free will, the self, the unconscious, and neuroplasticity.

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Art of Meditation

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