In March 2018, in Dharamsala, India, home of the Tibetan government in exile, an international group of leading education researchers, scientists, and scholars, gathered with classroom teachers to strategize with the Dalai Lama about humanity’s future. In a five-day exchange entitled “Re-imagining Human Flourishing,” they came together to consider a problem both practical and...
Now on the news stand: Document Journal, No. 12, Spring/Summer 2018. Searching for stability in times of uncertainty. Essay accompanying a portfolio by British photographer Laurence Ellis on the transformative power of religious places. Click here to read.
Linda Heuman interviews University of Virginia Professor of Tibetan Buddhist Studies David Germano about the relationship between meditation and the context in which it is practiced. (Mangalam Institute, Berkeley, California, June 2018.)
Now on the news stand: Need an antidote to the 24 hour gloom and doom news cycle? Read my review of Steven Pinker's new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress, in Tricycle's Winter 2018 issue.
Berkeley, CA June 17-26, 2017. I joined twenty scholars and scientists at Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages for a ten-day meeting examining and challenging the assumptions framing the current dialogue between Buddhism and science. I gave a talk and interviewed several of the other presenters. The videos are available here.