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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 ameliorations among the 2. whereas assuming no technical historical past in Buddhism or physics, this booklet 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 e-book and the workplace of His Holiness will translate it into either chinese language and Tibetan.

In a transparent and fascinating method, this e-book indicates how the primary of vacancy, the philosophic center of Tibetan Buddhism, connects in detail to quantum nonlocality and different foundational gains of quantum mechanics. unique connections among vacancy, sleek relativity, and the character of time also are explored. For Tibetan Buddhists, the profound interconnectedness implied by means of vacancy calls for the perform of common compassion. as a result of the strong connections among vacancy and sleek physics, the publication argues that the interconnected worldview of contemporary physics additionally encourages common compassion. in addition to those harmonies, the publication explores an important clash among quantum mechanics and Tibetan Buddhism about the function of causality.

The publication concludes with a reaction to the query: "How does this excursion during the center of contemporary physics and Tibetan Buddhism—from quantum mechanics, relativity, and cosmology, to vacancy, compassion, and disintegratedness—apply to present day painfully polarized world?" regardless of ameliorations and questions raised, the book's relevant message is that there's a strong 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 gentle of deep understanding—a precise union of affection and knowledge.

Tibetan Buddhism and smooth Physics will attract a large viewers that comes with basic readers and undergraduate and graduate scholars in technology and faith courses.

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