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Description - Consciousness At The Crossroads by Zara Houshmand

Organized by the Mind and Life Institute, this discussion addresses some of the most troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between Western science and religion. Consciousness at the Crossroads resulted from meetings of the Dalai Lama and a group of eminent neuroscientists and psychiatrists. Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain's physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet identified them? How does consciousness happen? The Dalai Lama's incisive, open-minded approach both challenges and offers inspiration to Western scientists. The book consists primarily of dialogue and intense, frank conversations between the Dalai Lama and participants.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559391276
ISBN-10: 1559391278
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
Imprint: Snow Lion Publications
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Zara Houshmand

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is considered the foremost Buddhist leader of our time. The exiled spiritual head of the Tibetan people, he is a Nobel Peace Laureate, a Congressional Gold Medal recipient, and a remarkable teacher and scholar who has authored over one hundred books.

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