Luis Gómez, distinguished scholar of Buddhism, passed away in Mexico City on September 3, 2017. At the time of his death, he was the Academic Director of Mangalam Research Center.
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,
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
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
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
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
New course begins March 20th! Description: Buddhism in a Secular World: Where Are We Headed? Buddhism has always found ways to adapt to each new culture it enters. But modernity is a special case. We live in a secular, disenchanted age, where science rules and religion—if not rejected completely—is mostly viewed through the lens of
New course begins March 23rd! Description: Do you want to learn about Tibetan history, literature, art, and philosophy? This course will offer unique insight into these topics and other aspects of Tibetan culture through the writings of Gendün Chöphel, the founder of modern Tibetan thought and art. Gendün Chöphel (1903-51) is a hero of contemporary