Code Name: God: The Spiritual Odyssey of a Man of Science

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In this autobiographical meditation a world-renowned physicist examines the hidden links between science and spirituality revealed by recent breakthroughs in quantum physics and cosmology. Reflecting on his own quest to find greater meaning in life by synthesizing his scientific training and his developing faith, he offers a blueprint for anyone seeking to reconcile science and religion in their own life. A technological discovery that led to LASIK surgery brought him great fame, fortune, and an extravagant ...

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Overview

In this autobiographical meditation a world-renowned physicist examines the hidden links between science and spirituality revealed by recent breakthroughs in quantum physics and cosmology. Reflecting on his own quest to find greater meaning in life by synthesizing his scientific training and his developing faith, he offers a blueprint for anyone seeking to reconcile science and religion in their own life. A technological discovery that led to LASIK surgery brought him great fame, fortune, and an extravagant lifestyle, but he yearned for spiritual fulfillment. Combining a detailed account of one man's journey from a lower caste home in India to an opulent Bel-Air mansion with a fascinating blend of cutting edge physics and eastern philosophy, this memoir weaves science and spirituality together to illuminate their common thread—a unified field of consciousness that underlies all of creation.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780824525194
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,504,643
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mani Bhaumik holds a PhD and an honorary DSc degree for lifetime academic achievement from The Indian Institutes of Technology, and oversees the Mani Bhaumik Educational Foundation, which provides full scholarships for the study of science, medicine, and engineering to underprivileged young men and women. He achieved international recognition and success as a coinventor of the laser technology that made LASIK eye surgery possible, and is a principle creator and developer of Cosmic Quantum Ray, a 3-D animated cartoon series that premiered on the VOOM HD Networks in 2007. He lives in Los Angeles.

 

 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2008

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    I chanced upon this book in the library of a Resort in Kerala. During the 4 days I spent in the resort, I managed to find enough time to read most of the book. When I came back to Bangalore, the first thing I did was to buy an audio version and read it many times. I am a person with a strong scientific temperament, though haven't pursued science as a career. I have been reading a lot about the developments in the frontiers of science from authors like Penrose, Hawking and Fritjof Capra. But this book magically took me back to my mystical roots. I was able to reconcile my questioning scientific temperament and some of my mystical experiences. I must thank Mani Bhamumik for this! If you are a person with a questioning scientific temperament or an atheist, willing to explore the concept of God with an open mind, you must read this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2008

    Whew!

    I have to admit that I didn't understand everything he was talking about, but I don't think that's his failing as a writer, but my ignorance in scientific matters! The book is well-written, and I especially enjoyed the descriptions of his childhood in India, and the living proof that he represents that we can all create our dreams come true, regardless of our past or hardships.

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  • Posted February 2, 2009

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    FAME AND FORTUNE DON'T BUY HAPPINESS

    Can money buy happiness? Mani Bhaumik, co-inventor of the laser technology that enabled us to have LASIK surgery, is one more to answer that question with an emphatic 'No!' His is an amazing rags to riches story. Bengal is his birthplace where he barely existed, well knowing poverty and hunger. However, he was able to earn a Ph.D. in Physics from India's IIT which led to a fellowship for postdoctoral work at UCLA. Later, his invention jettisoned him into the bastions of the rich and famous, including a liaison, which he discusses, with Eva Gabor. Dr. Bhaumik writes,'...I gave James Bond a run for his money, and lived out my own international version of the Beach Boys' 'California Girls.'' Yet fame and fortune weren't enough for him, he felt a void, a lacking, an emptiness. Thus began his decade long search for meaning and his rediscovery of spirituality. With a prologue read by Academy Award winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley and an inspired narrative by Audie Award winning voice performer Stefan Rudnicki, this audio version of Code Name God is a treasure, one to hear over and over again in order to fully grasp the concepts presented by Dr. Bhaumik. - Gail Cooke

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2005

    A Must Read Book

    Code Name GOd is a deifinite read for those who are looking to put the big picture of life together. With a mixture of scientific validation as well as a true story of one man's spiritual journey,the book brings a sense of reality that we all need in our lives, which is the fact that we came from God and to God our souls will return so within the context of life on planet earth, our spirituality should be a veyr important part of our lives and Code Name God explains why.

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