Karma and Chaos
New and Collected Essays on Vipassana Meditation
By (author) Paul R. Fleischman
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Karma and Chaos by Paul R. Fleischman
Book DescriptionThese eight essays explore the interface between psychiatry, science, and the timeless teachings of the Buddha. Drawn from the personal experiences of a therapist and practitioner of Vipassana meditation, this work explores meditation's similarities and differences with psychotherapeutic and scientific endeavors. In the title essay, parallels are drawn between the atomic synthesis of free choice and lawful consequence in Chaos Theory and karma, offering contemporary insights into one of Buddhism's core concepts. The empirical roots of meditation, its relevance to daily life, and the challenges and benefits of daily practice of Vipassana meditation are also addressed. Practical examples for continued observation outside of formal meditation retreats guide readers in incorporating Buddhist practice into daily life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780964948457
(215mm x 139mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Vipassana Dhura
Publisher: Vipassana Dhura
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Paul R. Fleischman
Paul R. Fleischman, MD, is the author of "Cultivating Inner Peace," "The Healing Spirit," and "Spiritual Aspects of Psychiatric Practice." He has contributed to the "American Journal of Psychiatry," "Landscape," "Nature," "The Yale Review," and "The University of Chicago Review." In 1993 he was awarded the Oskar Pfister award by the American Psychiatric Association. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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