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ETSI Graduation Event Video

A wonderful short video about the ETSI Graduation event with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Drepung Monastery:

ETSI 2019 Graduation

See the Live Event here:  https://www.dalailama.com/live or https://www.facebook.com/Tibet.Emory/ Read brochure and program events here : English   Tibetan Dalai Lama invited Emory University to col-laborate with the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) on a comprehensive and sustainable science curriculum—an op-portunity supported by the university. ETSI was founded with the...

Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain

Meditation cultivates concentration, empathy, and insight at a neural level.  There is a gamut of recent neuroscientific studies that support the transformative power of mindfulness and compassion meditation. Different types of meditation are being shown to create different changes in the brain. In this entry I will compare different types of meditation and look at the science behind how they...

CBCT in the New York Daily News

According to a study announced Thursday, a meditation program that focuses on compassion was found to boost a person's ability to read the facial expressions of others as well as activate regions in the brain that help us be more empathic. "It's an intriguing result, suggesting that a behavioral intervention could enhance a key aspect of empathy," says lead author Jennifer Mascaro of Emory University in the US state of Georgia. "Previous...