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His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Richard Davidson, PhD and Daniel Goleman, PhD

Culminating Keynote Dialogue

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In this rich dialogue, His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Richard Davdison and Daniel Goleman explore a vast terrain of topics including: His Holiness’s latest ideas about new directions for scientific inquiry into emotions, how we can meet social injustice with compassion, the importance of mind training and ethics as two important bases of living a happy life, our common responsibility to build a peaceful and happy future as a global community and more. Listen in as His Holiness shares his insights, wisdom and big heart!

About His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, spiritual leader of the Tibetan people; Author, The Art of Happiness and The Universe in a Single Atom.

About Richard Davidson, PhD

Richie Davidson’s research is broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style and methods to promote human flourishing including meditation and related contemplative practices. He has published over 465 articles, numerous chapters and reviews, and edited 14 books. He is the author (with Sharon Begley) of The Emotional Life of Your Brain, published in 2012, and co-author with Daniel Goleman Altered Traits, published in 2017. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017 and appointed to the Governing Board of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) in 2018.

To learn more about Dr. Davidson's work you can visit Center for Healthy Minds.

About Daniel Goleman, PhD

Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist and science journalist. His 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence was a bestseller and has been translated into more than 40 languages. His most recent book, Altered Traits, was co-authored with Richard Davidson and reviews the best meditation research. Dan has also organized a series of intensive conversations between the Dalai Lama and scientists, which resulted in the books Healing Emotions, Destructive Emotions, and Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence. For the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday Dan wrote A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for our World. He is a former board member and a Founding Steward of the Mind & Life Institute.

You can learn more about Dr. Goleman's work on his website.

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  1. Chopa Tenzin Lhadron May 10, 2021 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Each word and every sentence provides significant signal to open our hearts and mind. Each word and every sentence driven by Great Compassion and Wisdom that touch to the depth of heart. Thank you wholeheartedly for your intellectual knowledge profound practice that nurture like minded around the globe.

    May His Holiness live long to benefit for all and may everyone at the Mind & Life family and AWAKE NETWORK Foundation members have good health and prosperity.

    With warm wishes,

  2. Marie-Claude Grau May 10, 2021 at 8:56 am - Reply

    Merci, Sa Sainteté est d’une grande clarté. J’ai fini par trouver comment écouter ces merveilleux enseignements en français et je les apprécie pleinement

  3. Karen May 10, 2021 at 9:45 pm - Reply

    Wonderful to listen to. Such wisdom

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