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New PDF release: Beyond the Robe: Science for Monks and All It Reveals about

By Bobby Sager,Robert Thurman,Matthieu Ricard,Ken Tsunoda,Bryce Johnson

Twelve years in the past, the Sager kinfolk origin, the Library of Tibetan Works and data, and the Dalai Lama's inner most place of work started a groundbreaking application referred to as technology for priests to coach Western technological know-how to Tibetan priests and nuns. lately, Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama introduced a call by means of the leaders of the monasteries to make the examine of Western technological know-how a part of the middle curriculum required of all monastic students within the Gelug culture.

Beyond the Robe tells the tale of the last decade lengthy improvement of the technological know-how for clergymen software and what it unearths approximately the bigger position Tibetan Buddhist clergymen and nuns can play of their monasteries, of their groups, and on the earth at huge. Beyond the Robe is a set of essays from the clergymen and scientists containing the first insights that experience pop out of this old attempt. Beyond the Robe follows the clergymen' research of technology, however it isn't really a technological know-how publication. The genuine tale here's what the examine of technology has printed approximately who those amazing males and lady quite are and the a lot greater position that they appear so fitted to fill.

"I wish that Beyond the Robe permits you to consider in the direction of the clergymen and nuns and to raised comprehend their colossal power to supply management of their global and extra perception into ours. rather than easily admiring them from afar, let's all get shut sufficient to actually listen."
—Bobby Sager

"Bobby Sager has been not just a so much beneficiant and committed benefactor of the technological know-how for clergymen software because it used to be 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 knowing of this detailed stumble upon among significant traditions of wisdom, Buddhist contemplative technology and glossy Western technology. His account offers a welcome encouragement to this excellent assembly of minds and hearts on the provider of humanity."
—Matthieu Ricard

"Beyond the Robe has many desirable dimensions and makes a severe contribution to Tibet, to Buddhism, and to our global this day. the distance it opens is the realm of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic universities, nonetheless thriving in Indian exile. inside that international, we stumble upon, in appealing and proposal upsetting methods, the residing culture of Buddhist monastics, their geographical regions of research, debate, prayer, and meditation, and their residing highbrow and experiential stumble upon with the trendy worldview, with its discoveries, applied sciences, and anxieties."
—Robert Thurman

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