By Bobby Sager,Robert Thurman,Matthieu Ricard,Ken Tsunoda,Bryce Johnson
Beyond the Robe tells the tale of the last decade lengthy improvement of the technological know-how for priests application and what it finds approximately the bigger position Tibetan Buddhist priests and nuns can play of their monasteries, of their groups, and on this planet at huge. Beyond the Robe is a set of essays from the priests and scientists containing the first insights that experience pop out of this old attempt. Beyond the Robe follows the priests' examine of technology, however it isn't a technology e-book. The genuine tale here's what the examine of technology has published approximately who those striking males and lady quite are and the a lot greater position that they appear so suited for fill.
"I desire that Beyond the Robe allows you to consider toward the priests and nuns and to higher comprehend their big strength to supply management of their international and additional perception into ours. rather than easily admiring them from afar, let's all get shut adequate to truly listen."
"Bobby Sager has been not just a such a lot beneficiant and committed benefactor of the technological know-how for clergymen application because it was once introduced 12 years in the past, but additionally he's an immediate witness to its flourishing. His testimony and perception are key to an in-depth figuring out of this detailed come across among significant traditions of wisdom, Buddhist contemplative technology and smooth Western technology. His account presents a welcome encouragement to this excellent assembly of minds and hearts on the provider of humanity."
"Beyond the Robe has many desirable dimensions and makes a serious contribution to Tibet, to Buddhism, and to our global at the present time. the distance it opens is the realm of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic universities, nonetheless thriving in Indian exile. inside of that international, we stumble upon, in appealing and idea scary methods, the dwelling culture of Buddhist monastics, their nation-states of research, debate, prayer, and meditation, and their residing highbrow and experiential come upon with the fashionable worldview, with its discoveries, applied sciences, and anxieties."
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Beyond the Robe: Science for Monks and All It Reveals about Tibetan Monks and Nuns by Bobby Sager,Robert Thurman,Matthieu Ricard,Ken Tsunoda,Bryce Johnson