Mind in the balance : meditation in science, Buddhism, and Christianity

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Full title: Mind in the balance : meditation in science, Buddhism, and Christianity / B. Alan Wallace.
Main author: Wallace, B. Alan.
Format: Book           


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245 1 0 |a Mind in the balance :  |b meditation in science, Buddhism, and Christianity /  |c B. Alan Wallace. 
260 |a New York :  |b Columbia University Press,  |c 2009. 
300 |a xii, 244 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
490 1 |a The Columbia series in science and religion 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-232) and index. 
505 0 |a Part I: Meditation-Where It Started and How It Got Here -- Who am I? -- The origins of contemplation -- The scientific externalization of meditation -- Scientific studies of meditation -- Part II: Meditation in Theory and Practice -- Practice: attending to the breath of life -- Theory: coming to our senses -- Practice: the union of stillness and motion -- Theory: knowing and healing the mind -- Practice: behold the light of consciousness -- Theory: exploring the nature of consciousness -- Practice: probing the nature of the observer -- Theory: the ground state of consciousness -- Practice: oscillating awareness -- Theory: consciousness without beginning or end -- Practice: resting in the stillness of awareness -- Theory: worlds of skepticism -- Practice: the emptiness of mind -- Theory: the participatory worlds of Buddhism -- Practice: the emptiness of matter -- Theory: the participatory worlds of philosophy and science -- Practice: resting in timeless consciousness -- Theory: the luminous space of pristine awareness -- Practice: meditation in action -- Theory: The universe as a whole -- What shall we become? 
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