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Buddhism, death, and the feminine
The author investigates certain aspects of Buddhist psychology related to views of the body, death, and women, especially concerning issues of disgust and contamination based on insights from the psyc...
Death with dignity : significance of religious beliefs and practices in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam
1. Nurses can help individuals more readily deal with death and dying by examining cultural variations in death reactions and rituals. This helps to humanize care. 2. Caring for a dying client is a co...
Buddhism and western psychology
Buddhism and Western Psychology represents one of the early volumes to contain reflections on the interface between Buddhism and psychology from a diverse and expert group of Western Buddhist s...
Defining death : organ transplants, tradition and technology in Japan
This article explores Japanese attitudes about brain death and organ transplantation. First, ancient burial customs and death-related rituals associated with Shinto and Buddhism are examined. Next, co...
How Buddhism influences pain control choices
The beliefs many Buddhists hold about pain and death may cause them to refuse pain medication for a terminal illness. Nurses can explain options that will not effect the patient's alertness for facing...
Zen and psychotherapy : integrating traditional and nontraditional approaches
Drawing on their clinical and academic background, the authors show how Zen practices can be incorporated into psychotherapy. Christopher J. Mruk is a clinical educator and social scientist. Also cont...
Susan Blackmore's home page
Susan Blackmore has conducted research in and published on a variety of areas of inquiry including consciousness studies, the paranormal, neuroscience, psychology, Zen meditation, lucid dreaming, and ...
meaningoflife.tv
MeaningofLife.tv, hosted by science writer Robert Wright, asks prominent thinkers from a variety of different areas such as biology, psychology, physics, theology, philosophy, and the Buddhist and Isl...
Altruism in science can learn from Buddhism
Science & Theology News interviews B. Alan Wallace about the Buddhism and science. Topics in this short interview include the Buddhist view of the self, subtle states of consciousness, lucid dr...
Mind and Life Institute
The Mind and Life Institute was created as a result of communication between the Dalai Lama and Western scientists interested in pursuing the interface between science and Buddhism. Since 1987 the Min...
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