Buddha's Brain : The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2009
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Pubns Inc

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $3.15
    Check/Direct Deposit: $3.00
List Price: $17.95 Save up to $9.02
  • Rent Book $9.87
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


The Buddha and other great teachers were born with brains built essentially like anyone else's-and then they changed their brains in wasys that changed the world.

Author Biography

Rick Hanson, PH.D., is a neuropsychologist and meditation teacher. He is cofounder of the Wellspring Institute for Neurosecience and Contemplative Wisdom and edits the Wise Brain Bulletin. Richard Mendius, MD, is a neurologist and cofounder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplatie Wisdom.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Self-Transforming Brainp. 5
The Causes of Suffering
The Evolution of Sufferingp. 23
The First and Second Dartp. 49
Taking in the Goodp. 67
Cooling the Firesp. 79
Strong Intentionsp. 97
Equanimityp. 109
Two Wolves in the Heartp. 121
Compassion and Assertionp. 137
Boundless Kindnessp. 157
Foundations of Mindfulnessp. 177
Blissful Concentrationp. 191
Relaxing the Selfp. 205
Appendix Nutritional Neurochemistryp. 227
Referencesp. 235
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review