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By Bobby Sager,Robert Thurman,Matthieu Ricard,Ken Tsunoda,Bryce Johnson

Twelve years in the past, the Sager family members beginning, the Library of Tibetan Works and documents, and the Dalai Lama's inner most workplace begun a groundbreaking application referred to as technology for priests to coach Western technology to Tibetan priests and nuns. lately, Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama introduced a choice via the leaders of the monasteries to make the examine of Western technology a part of the middle curriculum required of all monastic students within the Gelug culture.

Beyond the Robe tells the tale of the last decade lengthy improvement of the technological know-how for priests software and what it unearths approximately the bigger function Tibetan Buddhist clergymen and nuns can play of their monasteries, of their groups, and on the earth at huge. Beyond the Robe is a suite of essays from the priests and scientists containing the first insights that experience pop out of this ancient attempt. Beyond the Robe follows the clergymen' learn of technological know-how, however it isn't really a technology booklet. The actual tale here's what the research of technological know-how has published approximately who those notable males and lady fairly are and the a lot higher position that they appear so fitted to fill.

"I desire that Beyond the Robe allows you to believe in the direction of the clergymen and nuns and to raised comprehend their colossal strength to supply management of their global and additional perception into ours. rather than easily admiring them from afar, let's all get shut adequate to actually listen."
—Bobby Sager

"Bobby Sager has been not just a so much beneficiant and devoted benefactor of the technological know-how for priests application because it was once introduced 12 years in the past, but in addition he's an instantaneous witness to its flourishing. His testimony and perception are key to an in-depth realizing of this targeted come across among significant traditions of wisdom, Buddhist contemplative technological know-how and sleek Western technology. His account offers a welcome encouragement to this excellent assembly of minds and hearts on the carrier of humanity."
—Matthieu Ricard

"Beyond the Robe has many desirable dimensions and makes a serious contribution to Tibet, to Buddhism, and to our global this present day. the gap it opens is the area of the Tibetan Buddhist monastic universities, nonetheless thriving in Indian exile. inside that international, we stumble upon, in appealing and suggestion upsetting methods, the dwelling culture of Buddhist monastics, their nation-states of analysis, debate, prayer, and meditation, and their residing highbrow and experiential come across with the trendy worldview, with its discoveries, applied sciences, and anxieties."
—Robert Thurman

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