Past Events

Unable to make it to an event? Hear a great quote at a lecture, but can't quite remember the wording? View videos, photos, or PDFs, or listen to audio from the following past events at Naropa University:

"The Fourth Turning" Town Hall Conversation with Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Reb ZalmanWednesday, April 9, 2014
The conversations about Buddhism speak of the three turnings of the Buddhist wheel. However, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi ("Reb Zalman") finds that the work of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and specifically the work of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, has extended to the world at large and has introduced a new phase for Buddhism as well as for other religions and traditions. View the full town hall here.

Real Happiness at Work with Sharon Salzberg

Sharon SalzbergApril 3, 2014
How can we find fulfillment and meaning at work? Teacher and author Sharon Salzberg discusses the importance of finding mindfulness, compassion, integrity, resiliency, and open awareness in one's worklife. View the full lecture or an excerpt here.


Contemplative Practices in a Technological Society Colloquium

MeditationDecember 2013–April 2014
This colloquium investigates the idea that integration of contemplative practice and technology provides a holistic approach to the challenges of the 21st century and a greater possibility for an enriched life experience. Find lecture summaries and links to individual lecture PDFs and audio files here.


"Spiritual But Not Religious" Community Practice Day Panel Discussion

IncenseFebruary 25, 2014
Naropa faculty members Nataraja Kallio, Judith Simmer-Brown, Steven Hatch, Deborah Bowman, and Himmat Victoria engage in a dialogue on the idea of being spiritual but not religious. View the full panel discussion here.


"Mindfulness & Neuroscience: Befriending the Mind" with Amishi Jha, PhD

Amishi JhaFebruary 21, 2014
Respected brain researcher Amishi Jha presents fascinating findings from cutting-edge neuroscience on the profound and positive effects of mindfulness practices on the brain, psychological health, wellness, and resilience. View the full lecture or an excerpt here.


"From War Zones to the Happiness Country" with Dr. Ha Vinh Tho

Ha Vinh ThoFebruary 19, 2014
How can Gross National Happiness in Bhutan contribute to creating an enlightened society? In this 6th Annual Bayard and John Cobb Peace Lecture, Ha Vinh Tho explores how engaged Buddhism can contribute to conflict resolution, reconciliation, and healing. View the full lecture or an excerpt here.

 

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