Buddha Dhamma – A Scientific Approach

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Buddha Dhamma – A Scientific Approach

July 31, 2020


oIntroduction – A Scientific Approach to Buddha Dhamma

oTheories of Our World – Scientific Overview

oMind and Matter – Buddhist Analysis

oSensual Pleasures – The Hidden Suffering

oKammic Energy Leads to Consciousness

oBrain and the Gandhabba

Mind Is Not in the Brain

Gandhabba in a Human Body – an Analogy

Persistent Vegetative State – Buddhist View

Patient H.M. – Different Roles of Brain in Memory

Memory Recall for Gandhabba in a Human Body

oOur Two Worlds – Rūpa Loka and Nāma Loka

Autobiographical Memory – Preserved in Nāma Loka

Rūpa and Rūpakkhandha, Nāma and Nāmagotta

Response to a Sensory Stimulus – Role of Gati/Anusaya

Ārammaṇa Plays a Critical Role in a Sensory Event

Nāma Loka and Rūpa Loka – Two Parts of Our World

oTipiṭaka – A Systematic Approach

Tipiṭaka – The Uniqueness of Buddha Dhamma

Pāli Canon Is Self-Contained but Requires Detailed Explanation

Vinaya Piṭaka – More Than Disciplinary Rules

Abhidhamma Piṭaka – Deeper Analyses of Concepts

oAntarābhava and Gandhabba

Antarābhava – No Connection to Gandhabba

Antarābhava Discussion in Kathāvatthu – Not Relevant to Gandhabba

How Do We See? – Role of the Gandhabba

Interpretation of the Tipiṭaka – Gandhabba Example