Dialogues and Publications

A 24 Year History of Accomplishment

Mind and Life Dialogues

The titles of these dialogues between the His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading scientists show the range of topics that the Mind & Life Institute has explored.

Mind and Life Books and DVD Sets

The following books and DVD sets describe discussions between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Western scientists. Books in print can be obtained from major booksellers; DVD sets are available directly from the Mind & Life Institute. For more information about each title, please go to our Publications page.

  • Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems, DVD from Mind and Life XX, in 2010
  • Educating World Citizens for the 21st Century, DVD from Mind and Life XIX, in 2009
  • The Science of a Compassionate Life, DVD from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Denver Public Talk, in 2006
  • The Science and Clinical Applications of Meditation, DVD from Mind and Life XIII, in 2005
  • Train your Mind; Change your Brain, from Mind and Life XII, in 2004
  • Investigating the Mind, DVD from Mind and Life XI, in 2003
  • The Dalai Lama at MIT, from Mind and Life XI, in 2003
  • Mind and Life: Discussions with the Dalai Lama on the Nature of Reality, from Mind and Life X, in 2002
  • Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, from Mind and Life VIII, in 2000
  • The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama, from Mind and Life VI, in 1997
  • Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists, from Mind and Life V, in 1995
  • Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying: An Exploration of Consciousness with the Dalai Lama, from Mind and Life IV, in 1992
  • Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health, from Mind and Life III, in 1990
  • Consciousness at the Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism, from Mind and Life II, in 1989
  • Gentle Bridges: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind, from Mind and Life I, in 1987