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Beginning Tibetan Language

New beginning Tibetan Language course begins October 2017! Description: This beginning course in the classical Tibetan language will teach you the fundamentals needed to chant Tibetan liturgies, and enable you to improve your command of Dharma terms and concepts. The course will start with a systematic introduction to the Tibetan alphabet, rules of pronunciation, grammar,

Buddhist Practice and Scientific Research: Ways of Knowing in Dialogue

Free Public Panel Discussion Can neuroscience, psychology, and related disciplines demonstrate the value of meditation? In light of scientific research on the effects of mindfulness, how should traditional practices be adopted into new contexts? Buddhist teachers, meditators, and scientists now regularly interact at conferences and in the laboratory, but basic questions remain. Has the emerging

Summer Institute Executive Summary

Putting the Buddhism/Science Dialogue on a New Footing: Executive Summary While the dialogue between Buddhism and science—especially mind sciences—continues to expand, its reigning assumptions narrow its potential for forging new ways to investigate questions of experience, meaning, and human values. This proposed Institute aims to develop this untapped potential. Transdisciplinary at its core, our Institute

Summer Institute on Buddhism and Science

Openings available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows The terms of the grant from the Templeton Foundation allow us to accept into the program a limited number of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Students and fellows accepted into the program will receive a stipend of $1,000. To apply, please submit a CV, a one-page statement

Hiring an assistant for summer Institute

Seeking an Administrative Assistant for Buddhism/Science Summer Institute – POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED Date posted: 4/12/17 Position Type: Part-time, temporary Salary: $20/hour We are looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to help prepare and run our Buddhism/Science Institute in July. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include