Beyond the Robe: Science for Monks and All It Reveals about by Bobby Sager,Robert Thurman,Matthieu Ricard,Ken Tsunoda,Bryce

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

Twelve years in the past, the Sager relations starting place, the Library of Tibetan Works and files, and the Dalai Lama's deepest workplace all started a groundbreaking software referred to as technological know-how for clergymen to coach Western technological know-how to Tibetan priests and nuns. lately, Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama introduced a call via the leaders of the monasteries to make the research of Western technology a part of the center curriculum required of all monastic students within the Gelug culture.

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

"I wish that Beyond the Robe allows you to believe towards the priests and nuns and to higher comprehend their gigantic capability to supply management of their international and additional perception into ours. rather than easily admiring them from afar, let's all get shut adequate to actually listen."
—Bobby Sager

"Bobby Sager has been not just a so much beneficiant and committed benefactor of the technology for clergymen software because it used to be introduced 12 years in the past, but in addition he's a right away witness to its flourishing. His testimony and perception are key to an in-depth realizing of this targeted come across among significant traditions of wisdom, Buddhist contemplative technology and glossy Western technological know-how. His account presents a welcome encouragement to this glorious assembly of minds and hearts on the carrier of humanity."
—Matthieu Ricard

"Beyond the Robe has many desirable dimensions and makes a serious contribution to Tibet, to Buddhism, and to our international at the present time. the distance it opens is the area of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic universities, nonetheless thriving in Indian exile. inside of 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 dwelling highbrow and experiential come upon with the fashionable worldview, with its discoveries, applied sciences, and anxieties."
—Robert Thurman

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