“Fixing and helping create a distance between people, but we cannot serve at a distance. We can only serve that to which we are profoundly connected.”
Yeshe Dhonden, the foremost Tibetan doctor in the world, died on November 26. He was 93.
The research will explore how to cultivate empathy and compassion in medical professionals.
As a Zen priest and a neurosurgeon, Dr. Patrick Codd investigates the truth of suffering on a daily basis.
After 13 years as a Buddhist nun, Sister Dang Nghiem looks back on her medical career and realizes monastic practice and medicine aren’t that different.
In and out of hospital since childhood, Diana Atkinson on a life cut to pieces.
Photo via pixabay.Speculations on the nature of self, other, boundary and embodiment by the great cognitive scientist and Buddhist practitioner Francisco J. Varela, written after undergoing a liver transplant. The scene is viewed from the side. The patient is lying on his half-raised hospital bed. Tubes, sutures and drains cover his body from nose to […]
Novelist Joseph McElroy watches Neurosurgeon Werner Doyle at work in the operating room, and together they ponder the mystery of brain and mind.
Daniel Goleman reports on the dialog between science and Buddhism, especially on how neuroscientists are measuring the effects of meditation.
At what time and place in history would you choose to be seriously ill?