Dialogues & Panel Discussions

Mind and Life XXII - Contemplative Science
Mind and Life XXII - Contemplative Science

Venue: Habitat Center, New Delhi, India
Date: November 21st to 23rd, 2010
Duration: 5 sessions each approximately 1:45
Languages: English

Mind and Life XXII - "Contemplative Science: The Scientific Study of Contemplative Practice on Human Biology and Behavior". The conference brings together scientists, philosophers and contemplative scholars and practitioners to discuss the benefits of contemplative practice.

Former Dharamsala Residents Meet with His Holiness
Former Dharamsala Residents Meet with His Holiness

Venue: His Holiness's Residence, Dharamsala, India
Date: November 2-3, 2010
Duration: Two session each approximately 1 and a half hours
Languages: English

Former residents of Dharamsala (1970s and 80s) in dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

His Holiness in Conversation with Maria Shriver
His Holiness in Conversation with Maria Shriver

Venue: Vancouver, Canada
Date: September 29th, 2009
Duration: 40 minutes
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in dialogue with Maria Shriver during a session of the Vancouver Peace Summit 2009.

Mind and Life XIV - Dialogues on
Mind and Life XIV - Dialogues on "The Universe in a Single Atom"

Venue: His Holiness's Residence, Dharamsala, India
Date: 9-12 April 2007
Duration: 8 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Tibetan

In addition to being a scientific autobiography, the Dalai Lama's book "The Universe in a Single Atom: the Convergence of Science and Spirituality" highlights those issues he feels are most important in the "convergence of science and spirituality." These issues and questions form the focus of the Mind and Life XIV meeting, and become the foundation on which a group of scientists develop a deep dialogue with the Dalai Lama and other Buddhist scholar-practitioners.

What Life is All About
What Life is All About

Venue: Delhi University, New Delhi, India
Date: August 9th and 10th, 2010
Duration: 3 Sessions, each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in dialogue with students and teachers at Delhi University.

Compassion and Media
Compassion and Media

Venue: Seattle, Wash, USA
Date: 11 April 2008
Duration: 48 minutes
Languages: English

His Holiness in conversation with Dave Matthews (Dave Matthews Band) and Ann Curry (NBC News) at the Seeds of Compassion event in Seattle.

Mind and Life XVIII - Attention, Memory and Mind
Mind and Life XVIII - Attention, Memory and Mind

Venue: His Holiness's Residence, Dharamsala, India
Date: 6-10 April 2009
Duration: 9 sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English, Tibetan

The discussions during Mind and Life XVIII primarily focus on the subjective phenomenology, information-processing operations, and neural mechanisms of attention, memory and conscious awareness from both scientific and Buddhist perspectives.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets with Three Nobel Laureates
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets with Three Nobel Laureates

Venue: His Holiness's Residence, Dharamsala, India
Date: 27 October 2009
Duration: 1:07
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in conversation with three Nobel Peace Laureates at his residence in Dharamsala, India. Participants include Mairead Corrigan Maquire of Northern Ireland (1976), Jody Williams of the USA (1997) and Shirin Ebadi of Iran (2003).

Wisdom & Compassion for Challenging Times
Wisdom & Compassion for Challenging Times

Venue: New York City, USA
Date: 3 May 2009
Duration: 1:30
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama in conversation with Mary Robinson, moderated by Pico Iyer.

Meditation and Psychotherapy: Developing Wisdom and Compassion
Meditation and Psychotherapy: Developing Wisdom and Compassion

Venue: Harvard University, USA
Date: 1 May 2009
Duration: 2 Sessions (each approx. 1:20)
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama participates in a panel discussion focusing on the relationship between meditation and psychotherapy hosted by the Harvard Medical School.

 

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