Meditation and the Science of Human Flourishing

Meditation and the Science of Human Flourishing was the name of a workshop which took place last Saturday, June 11, 2016 with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Dr. Richie Davidson at Stanford University sponsored by The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) and Tergar, Rimpoche’s meditation community. Richie talked about how he was […]

Meditation Is Good For Your Brain

Pedro Gargantilla Madera published an article on with the title, “La meditación es buena para el cerebro.” The photo is from that site. The article was sent to me by my daughter, Jessica, who lives and works in Quito, Ecuador. I find the article to be quite interesting and related to other posts on […]

Science Investigates Meditation Practices

Many people now know that science investigates meditation practices. The Dalai Lama has worked closely with Dr. Richie Davidson of the University of Wisconsin in convincing long time meditation practitioners and Tibetan monks to participate in Dr. Davidson’s research. Some monks have even left their caves to help the scientific investigations. This work has been […]