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Albert Einstein, the greatest scientist of the 20th century said, ˇ§The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend a personal god and avoid dogmas and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual as a meaningful unity. If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs, it would be Buddhism.ˇ¨

Messages from New Discoveries in Space Physics

Traditional Buddhism is not a religion but an education about the truth of life and the universe. Modern science has gradually verified what Buddha Shakyamuni taught in the sutras (i.e., Buddhist texts). It would be interesting to contrast the new physics discoveries about the universe with the statements in the sutras. In this paper, we summarize some key discoveries about the universe from Americaˇ¦s National Aeronautics and Space Administrationˇ¦s (NASA)1 on-line cosmology literature. >> more

Buddhism & Science

Advances in the natural sciences have brought about technological improvements, producing many products which enhance our quality of life. In other words, advance our technology has changed the way we live. Now is the era of advanced information technology. Have breakthroughs in science brought happiness to human? Buddhism emphasises the spiritual life, whereas science explores the external phenomenon. Is there a conflict between the two? Are advances in science helpful or detrimental to Buddhism? As Buddhists, we should be concerned about these questions. Tonight's religious activity is an opportunity for all of us to delve into these questions. >> more