DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.1.640

Contiguity of Parallel Worlds: Buddhist and Everett's

Andrei Terentyev


Niels Bohr himself pointed out to similarity of some philosophic approaches in quantum mechanics and in Buddhism. Some modern interpretations of quantum mechanics go even closer to the Buddhist approach, such as Everett interpretation and, specifically, the recent 'Extended Everett Concept' developed by M.B. Mensky. The present paper shows that both Buddhist thinkers and modern physicists, using very different methods, arrived basically at the same description of reality we live in. This is the point where the parallel worlds of Buddhism and Physics unexpectedly touched each other, and the deeper meaning of this contact is yet to be appreciated by both parties.

NeuroQuantology | March 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 1| Suppl 1 | Page 123-128


Everett; Buddhism; reality

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