Morning Buddhist Prayers

morning-prayersEach morning in the temple compound, the sound of cymbals and low bellowing horns is heard as we walk to the meeting with HH Dalai Lama and the scientists. You can also go to the youtube page.

Visit to Tibetan Children’s Village

  Today a group of us visited the Tibetan Children’s Village.  This is the home and school for children coming to India from Tibet who no longer are with their parents. At the young children’s school, Jon Kabat-Zinn, myself and our whole group was showered with the affection of the children. It was a wonderful […]

Interview with Richard Gere at Mind and Life XVIII, Dharamsala India

Hi all. We are interviewing participants in the meeting to keep you up to date on what is happening. In this short interview, Richard Gere discusses his experience at the meeting and the importance, in his eyes, of the striving for a “common language” between the disciplines of Buddhist Contemplative Investigation and Modern Science in an […]

Introducing: Rob Roeser

Hi. This is Rob Roeser, Senior Program Coordinator for the Mind and Life Institute, coming to you from Dharamsala India.  We want to keep everyone who is interested up to date on what is happening here at the private meeting of Mind and Life 18, Attention, Memory and the study of the Mind.  We will […]

Sunday, April 5, 2009

matthieuIt is nightime here in Dharamsala and the meeting is at its maximum potential energy. The guests have all arrived and gathered this evening for an inaugural dinner. As we gathered outside on the veranda of the Chodor House to greet our guests, an enormous windstorm kicked up moving northward towards the Himalaya whose snow-capped […]

View the Dharmsala Brochure

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