21st Century Buddhists

Engaging with modern education and science while remaining rooted in the Buddha's teachings.

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Ethics in the Modern World

Applying the Buddha’s age-old wisdom on how to practice ethical conduct in the modern world.

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Interfaith Dialogue

Creating peace, harmony, and mutual respect and understanding between faiths in a multi-religious world.

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Science and Buddhism

How Buddhism relates to modern science and reflections on Mind and Life conferences with the Dalai Lama.

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Science and Buddhism

Compassion + Technology

How obsession with the latest technology hinders us from thinking about its negative impacts on…

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21st Century Buddhists

21st-century Buddhists

Ethical conduct and compassion are the keys to happiness for ourselves and for all sentient…

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Science and Buddhism

Does ethics matter in science and technology?

How the ethics of non-harming apply in the fields of information technology, scientific research, and…

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21st Century Buddhists

Buddhism, modernism and mindfulness

A discussion on topics including Buddhist and secular mindfulness, the value of monasticism, and the…

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21st Century Buddhists

Living the Buddha’s teachings in the 21st century

Using the Buddha's teachings to work with the mind and deal with contemporary issues including…

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama waving to a large crowd at a teaching.
Interfaith Dialogue

Social action and interfaith dialogue

Ways in which we can put our meditations on equanimity into practice to benefit others.

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Tibetan nuns discussing physics experiments in class.
Science and Buddhism

American professor teaches physics to Tibetan nuns

Physics professor Nicole Ackerman (now Venerable Thubten Rinchen) writes about her experience teaching science to…

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21st Century Buddhists

How to be a Buddhist in today’s world

His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers practical advice on putting our religious and spiritual values…

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Tibetan nuns in a classroom.
Science and Buddhism

Connecting women scientists and Buddhist nuns

A physics professor shares about her experience teaching Tibetan Buddhist nuns as part of the…

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Ethics in the Modern World

Practical ethics and leadership

The first of two talks based on Nagarjuna's Precious Garland of Advice for a King…

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A Tibetan Buddhist monastic reads a book.
Ethics in the Modern World

Practical ethics from Nagarjuna

Advice and discussion about governing and leadership, Buddhist activism, and compassion towards prisoners.

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