Tag: Buddhism

Oct 01 2012

Swastika-bearing Buddhist statue was chiseled from a meteorite

In 1938 a team of Nazis traveling in Tibet came across the statue and—possibly intrigued by the familiar bent-armed cross—brought it back to Germany. There, the “Iron Man” remained in a private collection in Munich until 2007, when the statue became available for study. Since then, Elmar Buchner of the Planetology Institute at Stuttgart University has been analyzing …

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Sep 02 2008

Zen meditation really does clear the mind

…Zen meditation could help treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (so-called ADD or ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder, major depression and other disorders marked by distracting thoughts. via Study: Zen Meditation Really Does Clear the Mind