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Empowering Those who Care for Others: Innate Compassion Training

This retreat takes place October 31, 2015 to November 1, 2015. Click for more  details.

The Buddhist Studies Group at the University of Virginia will hold a graduate student conference at U.Va. on Feb 28 - Mar 2.

When
Feb 28 2014 - 12:00pm to Mar 2 2014 - 7:00am
Where

Since 1986, Bhante Wimala has been the Chairperson and Spiritual Director of Triple Gem Buddhist Society, the Center for Conscious Evolution in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is also the Founding Director and Spiritual Advisor of Prison Ministries which provides educational and support programs in many state prisons in the USA.

When
Feb 24 2014 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Where

Jeremy Hunter is the great-grandson of a sumo wrestler as well as Assistant Professor of Practice at the Peter F. Drucker School of Management. He created and teaches The Executive Mind, a decade-old series of challenging and transformative executive education courses dedicated to Drucker’s assertion that “You cannot manage other people unless you manage yourself first.”

When
Feb 20 2014 -
7:00am to 9:00am
Where
The Great Hall
University of Virginia

In his talk, Ram Eisenberg will explore how the concept of “consideration” inspired the design of the democratic and ecological Kiryat Sefer Park in Tel Aviv.  The democratic participatory design process has been used as a mimicry of the iterative principle in the social realm, mimicking the iterative process of an ecosystem within a cultural context.

When
Feb 11 2014 - 1:00pm
Where
Campbell Hall Room 153

This talk is being co-sponsored by Teaching Resource Center.  The author of the article, Educating Lawyers to Meditate, Rhonda Magee is a thought and innovative practice leader in the fields of Inclusive and Identity-Safe Pedagogy and Facilitation; Contemplative Pedagogy and Facilitation; and, Contemplative Lawyering.

When
Feb 7 2014 -
7:00am to 8:30am
Where
Nau Hall Auditorium Room 101

The author of the article, Educating Lawyers to Meditate, she is a thought and innovative practice leader in the fields of Inclusive and Identity-Safe Pedagogy and Facilitation; Contemplative Pedagogy and Facilitation; and, Contemplative Lawyering.

When
Feb 6 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Where
Purcell Reading Room

What many people today consider "Buddhism" —a rational, philosophical way of life with little ritual or belief in the supernatural—is actually a distinctively modern reformulation of the ancient religious tradition. The development of what some scholars call Buddhist Modernism has a fascinating history going back to the nineteenth century. Colonialism in Sri Lanka, Transcendentalism in America, Protestantism in Europe, and modern psychology all contributed to its most recent manifestation, the scientific study of meditation and interpretation of Buddhism as a "science of mind." Find out how this dialogue between science and Buddhism has been shaped by the remaking of Buddhism in the context of modernity.

When
Feb 3 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Where
Room 1020

Join visiting faculty from Naropa University and faculty from University of Virginia for a series of brief talks focused on contemplative education and research.

When
Jan 27 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Where
Kaleidoscope Room
University of Virginia

Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher and author. She is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts, and has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West.

When
Jan 24 2014 - 7:00am
Where
Nau Hall Auditorium Room 101

A special invitation to the U.Va. Health Sciences community to participate in an intimate mini retreat of meditation, connection, and reflection with renowned meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, at the lovely natural setting of Morven Farm. Join us as you begin the new year with a commitment to self-care and renewal and taking time to cultivate inner peace and a compassionate heart.

When
Jan 23 2014 -
8:00am to 11:00am
Where
Morven Farm

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