Mind & Life convenings bring together researchers, contemplatives, and changemakers to explore big questions.

Inspiring Minds
Mindfulness and Racial Healing

Watch the recording of our October Inspiring Minds conversation featuring Ruth King and Sharon Salzberg, with a musical performance by Stephen Nachmanovitch.

2020 Contemplative Research Conference Online
CRC Online: November 5-8, 2020

Post-event registration is still open through the end of November!

Inspiring Minds
Yoga as a Tool for Social Change

Watch the recording of our November Inspiring Minds conversation featuring Richard Freeman and Gail Parker, with a musical performance by Peter Kater.

Grants Announcements
PEACE Grants Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 PEACE Grants and Samuel B. Hanser Visionary Grant!

Bonus Episode with Adam Hanley

In this episode, Wendy speaks with psychologist Adam Hanley on mindfulness-based interventions for addiction and pain.

What Contemplative Wisdom Can Teach Us About Navigating Challenging Times
nighttime starry sky and trees

We need to hold today’s struggles and collective fears with compassion. And then we have to look deeper at the root causes of our global problems—and potential solutions.

Our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion

Learn about Mind & Life’s areas of focus in anti-racism as we engage in this work as an expanding learning community and in accordance with our values.

Become a Donor

Your generosity enables us to provide the vital resources and opportunities—that aren’t available elsewhere—to foster rigorous research and to educate, support, and inspire the most innovative thinkers and doers in the field. This is a moment of great opportunity to make an impact.