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By Vic Mansfield,Lama Dalai

Tibetan Buddhism and sleek Physics: towards a Union of affection and Knowledge addresses the advanced problems with discussion and collaboration among Buddhism and technological know-how, revealing connections and variations among the 2. whereas assuming no technical heritage in Buddhism or physics, this e-book strongly responds to the Dalai Lama’s “heartfelt plea” for actual collaboration among technological know-how and Buddhism. The Dalai Lama has written a foreword to the publication and the workplace of His Holiness will translate it into either chinese language and Tibetan.

In a transparent and fascinating method, this booklet exhibits how the main of vacancy, the philosophic middle of Tibetan Buddhism, connects in detail to quantum nonlocality and different foundational positive factors of quantum mechanics. specified connections among vacancy, smooth relativity, and the character of time also are explored. For Tibetan Buddhists, the profound interconnectedness implied through vacancy calls for the perform of common compassion. as a result robust connections among vacancy and sleek physics, the booklet argues that the interconnected worldview of recent physics additionally encourages common compassion. in addition to those harmonies, the publication explores an important clash among quantum mechanics and Tibetan Buddhism in regards to the function of causality.

The ebook concludes with a reaction to the query: "How does this excursion throughout the middle of contemporary physics and Tibetan Buddhism—from quantum mechanics, relativity, and cosmology, to vacancy, compassion, and disintegratedness—apply to cutting-edge painfully polarized world?" regardless of adjustments and questions raised, the book's vital message is that there's a good foundation for uniting those worldviews. From this foundation, the message of common compassion can accompany the unfold of the clinical worldview, stimulating compassionate motion within the mild of deep understanding—a real union of affection and knowledge.

Tibetan Buddhism and glossy Physics will entice a huge viewers that incorporates common readers and undergraduate and graduate scholars in technological know-how and faith courses.

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