Michael Sheehy reviews “Meditation, Buddhism, and Science” edited by David L. McMahan and Erik Braun.
The research will explore how to cultivate empathy and compassion in medical professionals.
The monk gave the fossil to a lama at a nearby Buddhist monastery, who passed it on to university researchers.
As a Zen priest and a neurosurgeon, Dr. Patrick Codd investigates the truth of suffering on a daily basis.
In a recent study, meditating on emptiness led to a 24 percent decrease in negative emotions.
“I’m confused. Buddhism is considered one of the world’s five great religions, but some people say it’s not a religion at all, but a philosophy, way of life, or science of mind. Which is it?” We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.
In a new video, a Christian pastor, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist priest sit down with a chemist, a paleontologist, and a volcanologist to discuss life’s big questions.
While people have believed for thousands of years that meditation works, the search for scientific proof is just beginning. The team at Greater Good Science Center assesses the current state of the evidence — what we do, don’t, and might know.
In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.
What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.