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Recent Chinese language studies on Tibetan economy, environment, wildlife and society
This website, published by the U.S. Embassy in China, consists of bibliographies of Chinese-language works from the PRC on Tibetan economy, development, environment, and society. Some of these books a...
Buddhism and science : allies or enemies?
This essay discusses the areas where Buddhism and science converge, what they can learn from each other, and what will remain unique to each in terms of issues of causality, morality, and the pursuit ...
Should the Buddha have taken prozac? religious implications of SSRIs
This article focusses on anecdotal reports of how Prozac and other selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can affect personality and personal interests and asks the questions concerning the d...
Thösamling Institute Tibetan language course
A two-year language course in Dharamsala, India, that focusses on religious language and covers both spoken and written Tibetan. Tuition: 1100 euros/ year or the dollar equivalent. Contact information...
The goddess on the mountains in southwestern China : Four Girls Mountains
A website with beautiful photos of Four Girls Mountains in a Tibetan-inhabited area of Sichuan Province. (Steven Weinberger 2004-05-12)
Destructive emotions
This webcast presents some of the latest research findings on the effects of meditation on brain, body, and emotions based on several studies conducted by Richard Davidson, a professor of psychiatry a...
Psychological adjustment and sleep quality in a randomized trial of the effects of a Tibetan yoga intervention in patients with lymphoma
Results of a research study concludes that Tibetan yoga stress-reduction programs tailored to the cancer setting help patients cope with the effects of treatment and improve their quality of life. Tec...
Maitreya project
Website of the Maitreya Project, which is building a 500-foot (152 m) bronze statue of Maitreya Buddha in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India under the guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. (Steven Weinberger ...
Children who claim to remember previous lives (video)
Ian Stevenson is well known as one of a few professionals conducting research on reincarnation, near-death and out of body experiences. In this webcast, he shares some of his findings on children who ...
Children who claim to remember previous lives (transcript)
Ian Stevenson is well known as one of a few professionals conducting research on reincarnation, near-death and out of body experiences. In this lecture, he shares some of his findings on children who ...
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