Contemplation is fine, but where is God?
Buddhism the best of human spirituality? Einstein was also fascinated by the Catholic doctrine of the Eucharist. How about the long term and ongoing dialog on faith and reason under the aegis of the Catholic Church (see Pope Benedict, 'Faith and reason').
One can say that prayer is, as well as contemplation, a way to insight and knowledge (as the Curies). One is in communion with the one who created the physical world.
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