The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra
The Tao of Physics is a classic study of the prominent similarities between Eastern mysticism and modern physics. The central premise of the book is that the ancient and mystical traditions of the East hold a rational theoretical skeleton, which can accommodate the advanced Western theories of the modern world.
The author mostly compares the modern theory of quantum physics to the beliefs and practices of Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism. In this way, he establishes a strong connect between the two different schools of thought. The author has avoided usage of complex mathematics while explaining various observations of Eastern religions.
Poetically written, the book neither tries to teach the intricacies of physics, nor does it preach Eastern religion. It is simply an examination of the progress of science toward faith and how the two are indivisible. The Tao of Physics was published by HarperCollins India in 2007 and is available in paperback format.
- The Tao of Physics was originally published in 1975 and still holds relevance today.
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