Buddhism Meets Science

In an essay for our new multimedia website, Insights, Mind & Life Board Chair Thupten Jinpa explores how the two investigative traditions converge to better understand the human mind and its potential. Read and learn more on Insights.

Explore Insights, our new multimedia website

In celebration of our 35th anniversary, we’re excited to share Insights, a new website presenting key learnings inspired by Mind & Life’s work at the intersection of science and contemplative wisdom. The site features 18 essays by leading researchers and contemplatives, including Richie Davidson, Amishi Jha, Rhonda Magee, Evan Thompson, and more.

Global Majority Leadership and Mentorship Program

Following a successful pilot phase, the Global Majority Leadership and Mentorship Program is opening a new era of contemplative scholarship and science by building inclusivity and liberation pedagogy into its framework. Read more from program lead Dr. Kamilah Majied.

Lessons from the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and 30 Renowned Speakers

Most of us think of joy as something we’d like to experience more of, but could cultivating joy actually help change the world for the better? Could we learn to appreciate each other more? Build more vibrant communities? Love our planet more? The answer, according to presenters at the recent Global Joy Summit, was an unequivocal ‘yes.’

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