The monastery and its monks are a sacred cause. Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind, Boston: Each year, Temple B opens its doors to a large number of visitors, as many as ten thousand a day at the time of the biggest ceremonies. Inthe Hanshan Temple, in Jiangsu, celebrating its 1,th anniversary, published several volumes dedicated to its own history and to that of the great Masters who had once lived there. Finally, I return to the larger implications that the Buddhism-science conversation has not only for the Buddhist-Christian dialogue but also potentially for the religion-science encounter.
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Tibetan Buddhism Going Global? A Case Study of a Contemporary Buddhist Encounter with Science.
I am led by a threefold hypothesis. Finally, if it is the case that religion does indeed have something to contribute to its dialogue with the sciences, so much more is it the case that science may benefit not only from the separate insights of two religious traditions, but also from the cross-fertilization that occurs in the interreligious dialogue. In spite of a two-thousand-year-long process of assimilation to China, Chinese Buddhism is still, in essence, a religion of other-worldly orientation with a dualist classification of religious virtue. We shall cite here two examples. His Holiness shows how Buddhists can think about the mind in naturalistic and empirical terms even while remaining committed to cultivating the mind in order to accomplish mental transformation. Baizhang was forever working with his disciples.