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The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet

A Buddhist monk trained as a molecular biologist and a leading astrophysicist raised as a Buddhist explore the connections between the traditional teachings of Buddhism and the theories of modern-day science
Print Book, English, ©2001
1st American ed View all formats and editions
Crown Publishers, New York, ©2001
viii, 312 pages ; 24 cm
9780609608548, 9781400080793, 0609608541, 1400080797
47045010
At the crossroads
To be and not to be
In search of the great watchmaker
The universe in a grain of sand
Mirages of reality
Like a bolt from the blue
Each to his own reality
Questions of time
Chaos and harmony
The virtual frontier
Robots that think they can think
The grammar of the universe
Reason and contemplation
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
From meditation to action
The monk's conclusion
The scientist's conclusion
Notes
Scientific glossary
Buddhist glossary
Acknowledgments
Index
Translated from the French