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Intrigued by its title, if you were hoping for a virtual forensic dissection of the actual brain of the Buddha, you would be disappointed by Buddha’s Brain. Without trying to proselytise, the authors blend Buddhist teachings and neuroscience to explore the roots of suffering and the path to emotional liberation.
The authors try to show the interweaving of Buddhist teachings that emphasize intentionality and focus on the knowable, and the scientific tradition that looks for evidence of efficacy and generalizability rather than particularity.
For most Americans, Buddhism conjures exotic images of faraway lands, mysterious statues and monks in colorful robes. But with his excellent new book, James Hilgendorf proves Buddhism also reflects the American experience.
How to Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their Caregivers, by Toni Bernhard.
New book offers myriad resources to help us de-stress our harried lives
In 1975, at the beginning of H.H. the 16th Karmapa’s activity in the West, he appointed Lama Jigme Rinpoche to be his spiritual representative in Europe.
The contribution of Andhra to the development of early art and iconography of different faiths is immense. The Linga found at Gudimallam is a ready testimony. The Krishna valley played a leading role in the development of Buddhist art when its influence was at its peak.
“Soliloquy in Tibet” By Anne Park Aventine Press, 2010 “What is the meaning of life? Why are (...)
It’s a wonderful story of faith and discovery. While the book about the author’s transformation from Buddhist monk to Mormon missionary is written on less than 100 pages, the story is one of magnitude.
Jikji, the first book using movable type, was printed in 1377, preceding Gutenberg’s ``42-Line Bible’ by 78 years. The title Jikji was abbreviated from ``Baekun Hwasang Chorok Buljo Jikji Simche Yojeol,’’ meaning that one can have the spiritual awakening of Buddha by the nature of one’s heart when one practices Zen.