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Siddhartha's brain : unlocking the ancient science of enlightenment / James Kingsland.

Author/Creator:
Kingsland, James, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
343 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Gautama Buddha.
Gautama Buddha -- Teachings.
Meditation -- Buddhism.
Meditation -- Therapeutic use.
Buddhism and science.
Teachings.
Summary:
Looks at the science behind the ancient practices of Buddhism through the story of the spiritual life and teachings of Siddhartha, the man who would become the Buddha, and how his discoveries anticipated the findings of modern neuroscience. --Publisher
Contents:
A fool's paradise
Child's play
Guided meditation: Only the breath
The cloud of unknowing
The second dart
Guided meditation: Open-minded
The man who disappeared
Golden slippers
Guided meditation: Three-step reboot
Fire worshippers
A drunk elephant
Guided meditation: The warm glow
The fall
Wonderful and marvelous
Guided meditation: Body scan
Mind mirrors
Guided meditation: Mindful toast
The deathless realm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-324) and index.
ISBN:
9780062403858
0062403850
OCLC:
933726971
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