Dialogues & Panel Discussions

Secular Ethics, Human Values and Society
Secular Ethics, Human Values and Society

Venue: University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California, USA
Date: May 3rd, 2011
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's public talk given at the University of Southern California.

Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence - Mind and Life XXIII
Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence - Mind and Life XXIII

Venue: His Holiness's Residence, Dharamsala, India
Date: October 17-21, 2011
Duration: 10 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English

This meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a dialogue between contemplative scholars, activists and ecological scientists that will discuss the interconnection between individual choices and environmental consequences. More video and audio will be added as they become available.

Compassion Meditation: Mapping Current Research and Charting Future Directions
Compassion Meditation: Mapping Current Research and Charting Future Directions

Venue: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Date: October 18th, 2010
Duration: 2 sessions each approximately i hour and 40 minutes
Languages: English

This conference brings leading scientists and educators into dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to discuss the state of current research on empathy and compassion, the scientific study of meditation practices for cultivating compassion, and the implementation of such meditation programs in various clinical and educational settings.

Vancouver Peace Summit 2009
Vancouver Peace Summit 2009

Venue: Vancouver, Canada
Date: September 27th and 29th, 2009
Duration: Four sessions, each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English

Four panel discussions with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, four other Nobel Laureates, as well as a number of respected leaders from the realms of education, the arts, business, politics, spirituality and social transformation.

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.

 

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