Life An Enigma, a Precious Jewel has 94 ratings and 11 reviews. Marshall said: This book attempts to reconcile Buddhism with modern scientific knowledge. Books by Daisaku Ikeda, Seinen no uta, Watakushi no Nihon ron, Inner transformation, Seinen yo seiki no Cover of: La vida, un enigma. Books by Daisaku Ikeda, “Sekai fusen” e no choryu o, Diálogo sobre José Martí, el Apóstol de Cuba, Botphleng Cover of: La vida, un enigma.

Author: Mirg Vojinn
Country: Panama
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Business
Published (Last): 16 May 2006
Pages: 275
PDF File Size: 5.72 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.24 Mb
ISBN: 920-9-17863-491-9
Downloads: 81838
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fenrilrajas

Jan 28, Richard Junior rated it it was amazing.

Ikeda is a staunch proponent of dialogue as the foundation of peace. Bobbi rated it liked it Jan 29, It kept science and Buddhism pretty separate, first masterfully describing the basics of a scientific concept, and then discussing some Buddhist concepts that might be analogous or even overlap.

John Haydon rated it it was amazing Jul 17, My eyes glazed over a lot, especially during the daiskau section which is devoted entirely to explaining Buddhist philosophy, in the driest manner possible.

The daisaiu points of Buddhism, at least represented by Ikeda, is continually seeking to improve your life condition not in a material sense but in a spiritual sensehaving empathy for yourself when you are in a “lower state of being,” and that Buddhism does not contradict with science, in fact throughout the book Ikeda uses science as justification for Buddhist ideas that life energy continues, even after one’s death.


It was purely speculative, This book attempts to reconcile Ddaisaku with modern scientific knowledge, and explain Buddhism in scientific terms.

Margo Aleven rated it it was amazing Sep 05, The school system runs from kindergarten through graduate study and includes a university in Tokyo, Japan, and another in California, U. Robbie Fry rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Anna Fontanarosa rated it really liked it Nov 16, Books by Daisaku Ikeda. Saurabh Kaushik rated it eenigma was amazing Jun 11, Jul 23, Matt rated it really liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page.

Life An Enigma, a Precious Jewel by Daisaku Ikeda

Essa foi uma leitura vagarosa por natureza, mas bem interessante. In furtherance of his vision of fostering dialogue and solidarity for peace, Ikeda has founded a number of independent, nonprofit research institutes that develop rnigma, interdisciplinary collaboration on diverse issues: This book is absolutely amazing, in fact it is mind blowing.

Ikeda is the Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet.

Although articulate and interesting to read, this book was not very engaging. This book focuses on Mahayana Buddhism, which I liked since I haven’t yet learned much about Mahayaha. Dorotea Brandin rated it it was amazing Nov 30, I believe this to be one of the most important books for the human being.

Daisaku Ikeda | Open Library

Nessun rated it really liked it Feb 12, Alan Baczkiewicz rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Feb 09, Charlie rated it it was amazing. Excusing the obvious evangelical component of this conclusion, I think there is a lot we could gain as a The book ends with this statement, “The only sure remedy for the ills besetting modern civilization is to establish Buddhist engma in the hearts of each and every individual alive.


Ikeda is a prolific writer who has published more than works, ranging from Buddhist philosophy to biographical essays, poetry, children’s stories and photographic collections.

Ty rated it it was ok Feb 09, Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?

To see what lw friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Paperbackpages.

Jan 08, Handrio Nurhan rated it it was amazing. Vous En rated it really liked it Apr 13, Excellent – This books certifies that buddhism is indeed a philosophy that not only welcomes science but is also further proven by science. Already becoming a classic masterpiece This is the key to the twenty-first century – the means whereby we may achieve the ultimate victory for humanity.

He is the third president of the Soka Gakkai lay Buddhist organization and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International SGIwhich is today one of the world’s largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organizations, promoting a philosophy of character development and social engagement for peace.