Siddhartha's Brain

Siddhartha's Brain

Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment

Book - 2016
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Looks at the science behind the ancient practices of Buddhism through the story of the spiritual life and teachings of Siddhartha, the man who would become the Buddha, and how his discoveries anticipated the findings of modern neuroscience. --Publisher
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, c[2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062403858
Branch Call Number: 294.34435 KINGSLAND
Characteristics: 343 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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kongjunior Dec 20, 2016

Yet another attempt to present a Buddhism that is divorced from its underlying supernatural elements (Karma, Samsara, Reincarnation,) and tell modern people what they want to hear.

Jul 28, 2016

Well written with a good balance of history, philosophy, and scientific research. This also has some example guided meditations that are a good extension to the material.

Jul 05, 2016

A wonderfully accessible and well-written book on the science behind meditation and mindfulness. Each chapter takes the history of the Buddha and Buddhism and makes it approachable, while also making the science understandable. Interspersed with each chapter and theme are meditations you can try at home. Recommended!


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