35th Anniversary
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.

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.

Mentoring
Global Majority Leadership and Mentorship Program

Now in its pilot phase, the program is meant to support and grow the pool of Global Majority investigators in contemplative research. Learn more and watch the video from program lead Dr. Kamilah Majied.

Blog
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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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.