How to Develop Motivation

Thupten Jinpa

These words of wisdom from Tricycle.com by Thupten Jinpa show us how to develop motivation. We will see more on this theme tomorrow from Jon Kabat-Zinn. Thupten Jinpa is best known as the Dalai Lama‘s long-time translator and close friend. At one time, he was also a monk. This man was also partly responsible for […]

The Four Types Of Compassion

Paul Ekman

Dr. Paul Ekman is a famous psychologist who studied the facial expressions of emotions. Before he met the Dalai Lama, he did not know anything about Buddhism and now he is encouraging people to meditate. I had the great pleasure of listening to him speak at The Center For Commpassion and Altruism Research and Education […]

Richie Davidson Is Coming To Stanford

Dr. Richie Davidson

Dr. Richie Davidson is one of the most successful and brilliant researchers in the field of neuroscience of meditation. He is especially interested in how meditation affects our brains. He has spent much time with the Dalai Lama discussing his research and taking the Dalai Lama’s ideas for research into practice. He has been a featured […]