After my Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics I got somehow pulled away from science and now work as an International IT Manager.
I practise meditation since 2004 following the approaches of Qigong, Zazen and Vajrayana Buddhism.
Bringing wisdom into society
This conference held in Lerab Ling in May 2015 was a great success. It brought together some of the world’s most renowned meditation teachers and key figures in business, health and education to explore what happens when we get to know our minds. They explained the true purpose of meditation—and envisioned what the world would look like if we were able to bring mindfulness and awareness into every aspect of our lives.
Individual sessions as well as the entire event are now available as Video On Demand.
This conference brings together some of the world's most renowned meditation teachers and key figures in business, health and education to explore what happens when we get to know our minds. They will explain the true purpose of meditation―and envision what the world would look like if we were able to bring mindfulness and awareness into every aspect of our lives. Audience: Open to all, and particularly suitable for professionals.
Here is a full teaching from Sogyal Rinpoche on meditation and understanding the mind which he gave in Sydney at the end of March 2013.
Sometimes it seems so difficult to meditate. We might try to sit, but our minds are all over the place; or perhaps we have too much pressure and stress in our life and can't seem to find the mental space for meditation. What can we do?
In this video, Sogyal Rinpoche suggests an alternative to the habitual self-identification with our thoughts and emotions. Normally, it is as if the thoughts about who we are or what we are experiencing are in fact who we are.
Adam Engle argues that most of the biggest problems in the world and for individuals are made by human beings. But recent developments in contemplative science are paving the way for a transformation in the way we view ourselves and our relationship to the world that could be a powerful force for positive global change.
Adam Engle and Erric Solomon discuss whether the traditional goal of profound spiritual transformation, popularly referred to as enlightenment, has any role to play in the new emotional/mental fitness industry.
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In this video Sogyal Rinpoche explains that when you are not feeling well, the best thing to do is to sit quietly, not focussing on your problems and allow your mind to settle.