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

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Compassion + Technology

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

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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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Tibetan nuns discussing physics experiments in class.
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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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Tibetan nuns in a classroom.
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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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A man wearing a brain cap with alot of wires attached to it.
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Brain training: The effects of meditation on the brain

Feel measurably happier, improve self-awareness and concentration through meditative training.

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Many emotional words - depressed, sorrow, hurting, upset, hurting, miserable, grieving, affliction etc. in black background.
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The Mind and Life VIII conference: Destructive emotions

A perennial human predicament: the nature and destructive potential of “negative” emotions.

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A woman looking very sad and despair.
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The Mind and Life III Conference: Emotions and health

Do buddhas have emotions? Why do we feel low self-esteem and self-hatred? Finding peace through…

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His Holiness and Thupten Jinpa during a talk.
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“Harmonia Mundi” and “Mind-Life...

The balance of Dharma practice and individual action as a means to improve our society.

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