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On Wittgenstein and The Dalai Lama

In the process of establishing the scientific validity of key Buddhist philosophical ideas that have therapeutic relevance to western medicine, I claimed yesterday that a core element of such ideas has been omitted. That is to say, the idea of the sacred (the definition of which I hinted at), has not been something easily translatable […]

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Another Turning of the Wheel of Dharma?

Continuing the discussion from yesterday, l would like to start by acknowledging how different an entry this and yesterday’s are, as compared to almost all previous entries to Dharmadoctors. Up until now the main thrust of the website has been to look at the ways Medicine has incorporated Buddhist truths and practices and studied their […]

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Taking Stock …

Hello Friends of Dharmadoctors, It’s been almost a year and a half since this project started and it seems like a good time to take stock of what this has all been about. When the site was initiated, the goal was to attempt to join the two great practice traditions of Medicine and Buddhism in […]

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