Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”

BY SAM LITTLEFAIR| APRIL 1, 2016 – Lion’s Roar Neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses scientific theories of consciousness with the Dalai Lama. New theories in neuroscience suggest consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. That development opens a world of opportunity for collaboration between Buddhists and neuroscientists. ​”The…

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Matthieu Ricard – Caring for Others

Matthieu Ricard’s Journey to Compassion BY ANDREA MILLER| DECEMBER 14, 2016 – Lions Roar Scientist, monk, best-selling author, humanitarian—how Matthieu Ricard discovered that caring for others is the only answer. In a tent made of woven yak hair, a thirteen-year-old girl was stirring cheese in a cauldron over a clay…

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Benefits of Pain – Pema Chodron

Shantideva cites three benefits of pain. First, it is valuable because through sorrow, pride is driven out. No matter how arrogant and condescending we’ve been, great suffering can humble us. The pain of a serious illness or loss of a loved one can be transformative, softening us and making us…

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His Holiness Livestream from India

Bridging Buddhism and Science Sat, Dec 17 at 6:00pm – Tue, Dec 20 at 12:00am MST Science & Technology The Emory-Tibet Symposium: Bridging Buddhism and Science for Mutual Enrichment His Holiness the Dalai Lama will join scientists and scholars for a 3 day discussion from Drepung Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka,…

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20 Tibetan Nuns make history

Twenty Tibetan Buddhist nuns have just made history, becoming the first Tibetan women to successfully pass all the exams for the Geshema degree, equivalent to a Doctorate in Buddhist philosophy. Exam results were announced by the Department of Religion and Culture of the Central Tibetan Administration. All 20 candidates for…

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