Robert Wright – Why Buddhism Is True The Science and Philosophy of Enlightenment

Robert Wright – Why Buddhism Is True The Science and Philosophy of Enlightenment
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From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed to often delude us, he argued, about ourselves and about the world. And it is designed to make happiness hard to sustain.
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Shinzen Young – The Science of Enlightenment

Shinzen Young – The Science of Enlightenment
English | Size: 447.32 MB
Category: Meditation

What is enlightenment? Is it a myth or is it real? On The Science of Enlightenment, you will learn that the liberated state is as real as the sensations you are having right now. For it is through the investigation of your own thoughts and feelings that you can awaken to clear insight and a happiness independent of conditions: the state of enlightenment. Through his expertise in both science and spirituality, meditation teacher Shinzen Young demystifies the principles of awakening hidden within the world’s great spiritual traditions and shows you how to use them in your own life.
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James Kingsland – Siddhartha’s Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment

James Kingsland – Siddhartha’s Brain: : Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment
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Category: Tutorial

A groundbreaking exploration of the “science of enlightenment,” told through the lens of the journey of Siddhartha (better known as Buddha), by Guardian science editor James Kingsland.

In a lush grove on the banks of the Neranjara in northern India-400 years before the birth of Christ, when the foundations of western science and philosophy were being laid by the great minds of Ancient Greece-a prince turned ascetic wanderer sat beneath a fig tree. His name was Siddhartha Gautama, and he was discovering the astonishing capabilities of the human brain and the secrets of mental wellness and spiritual “enlightenment,” the foundation of Buddhism. [Read more…]