Dhamma and Science

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Dhamma and Science

oDhamma and Science – Introduction

oSubsection: Origin of Life

Origin of Life – There is No Traceable Origin

Human Life – A Mental Base (Gandhabba) and a Material Base (Cell)

Clarification of “Mental Body” and “Physical Body” – Different Types of “Kāya”

Four Types of Births in Buddhism

Buddhist Explanations of Conception, Abortion, and Contraception

Cloning and Gandhabba

Living Cell – How Did the First Cell Come to Existence?

Views on Life

Views on Life – Wrong View of Materialism

Wrong View of Creationism (and Eternal Future Life) – Part 1

Wrong View of Creationism (and Eternal Future Life) – Part 2

Worldview of the Buddha

Buddhist Worldview – Introduction

Contact Between Āyatana Leads to Vipāka Viññāṇa

How Do Sense Faculties Become Internal Āyatana?

The Framework of Buddha Dhamma

The Suffering (Dukkha) in the First Noble Truth

Dangers of Ten Types of Wrong Views and Four Possible Paths

Sammā Diṭṭhī – Only One Leads to the Noble Path

Fear of Nibbāna (Enlightenment)

Ghost 1990 Movie – Good Depiction of Gandhabba Concept

Mental Body Versus the Physical Body

Sensory Experience - Basis of Buddha’s Worldview [Actual location at Is There A “Self”? section]

Citta – Basis of Our Experience and Actions

Vipāka Vedanā and “Samphassa jā Vedanā” in a Sensory Event

Kāma Guṇa – Origin of Attachment (Taṇhā)

Vision Is a Series of “Snapshots” – Movie Analogy

Do I Have “A Mind” That Is Fixed and “Mine”?

Chachakka Sutta – Six Types of Vipāka Viññāṇa

Sakkāya Diṭṭhi in Terms of Attā or “Self” or “Ātma”

An Apparent “Self” Is Involved in Kamma Generation

Paṭicca Samuppāda – Not “Self” or “No-Self”

oTaṇhā – The Origin of Suffering

oPaṭicca Samuppāda – A “Self” Exists Due to Avijjā

oKamma, Saṅkhāra, and Abhisaṅkhāra

oVacī Saṅkhāra – Saṅkappa (Conscious Thoughts) and Vācā (Speech)

oTaṇhā Paccayā Upādāna – Critical Step in Paṭicca Samuppāda

oMoha/Avijjā and Vipāka Viññāṇa/Kamma Viññāṇa

oIcchā (Cravings) Lead to Upādāna and to Eventual Suffering

oDhammā, Kamma, Saṅkhāra, Mind – Critical Connections

oPaṭicca Samuppāda – From Mind to Matter

oKamma and Paṭicca Samuppāda

Kamma and Paṭicca Samuppāda – Introduction

Kāma Assāda – A Root Cause of Suffering

Gati (Habits/Character) Determine Births – Saṁsappanīya Sutta

oSubsection: Good Explanations – Key to Weed Out Bad Versions of Dhamma

Consciousness and the Brain

Matter Creates Mind or Mind Creates Matter?

oSubsection: Consciousness – A Dhamma Perspective

What is Consciousness?

Consciousness Dependence on Number of Dimensions

Six Kinds of Consciousness in Our 3-D World

Expanding “Consciousness” by Using Technology

Expanding “Consciousness” by Purifying the Mind

What is Mind? How do we Experience the Outside World?

oSubsection: Consistencies with Science

Second Law of Thermodynamics is Part of Anicca!

Quantum Entanglement – We Are All Connected

Infinity – How Big Is It?

Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem

Truine Brain: How the Mind Rewires the Brain via Meditation/Habits

How Habits are Formed and Broken – A Scientific View

oSubsection: Inconsistencies with Science

Neuroscience says there is no Free Will? – That is a Misinterpretation!

The Double Slit Experiment – Correlation between Mind and Matter?

Vision (Cakkhu Viññāṇa) is Not Just Seeing