H.H. the Dalai Lama, the most prominent contemporary figure in Tibetan Buddhism, teaches regularly on a variety of topics ranging from entry level lectures to profound oral commentaries on seminal texts covering subjects such as Wisdom, Compassion, Ethics, Nature of the Mind, Buddhism and Science, and Meditation and Psychotherapy. His office does a great job making the teachings available through its official webcast. Now they are available in a podcast here as MP3 audio files encoded at 64Kbps mono. If you rather see video, check out the “Dalai Lama Video Teachings” podcasts (available in Standard Quality and High Quality).
April 14th, 2010
Episode 194 of 409 episodes
The discussions during Mind and Life XVIII primarily focus on the subjective phenomenology, information-processing operations, and neural mechanisms of attention, memory and conscious awareness from both scientific and Buddhist perspectives. Day One – Monday, April 6, 2009 Afternoon: The buddhist contribution to first-person cognitive science Dialogue leader: B. Allan Wallace Participants 1. Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. 2. Adele Diamond, Ph.D: Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. 3. Shaun Gallagher, Ph.D: Professor of Filosophy, and IST Senior Researcher at the University of Central Florida(USA) and Research Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the University of Herfordshire (UK). 4. Robert Gethin, Ph.D: Reader in Buddhist Studies and Co-Director of the Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol. 5. Amishi Jha, Ph.D: Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania. 6. Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D: Principal translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama 7. David Meyer, Ph.D: Faculty member of the Cognitive and Perception Program in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. 8. Elizabeth Phelps, Ph.D: Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University. 9. Cliff Saron, Ph.D: Assistant Research Scientist at the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California at Davis and faculty member of the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute. 10. Anne Treisman, Ph.D: James S. McDonnell Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. 11. B. Allan Wallace, Ph.D: President of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. Mind and Life XVIII produced by Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Mind and Life Institute (www.mindandlife.org).
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