News Round Up
w/e 5th September 2020
Latest Findings in Contemplative Neuroscience. Young scientists present the latest findings to H.H. The Dalai Lama in this YouTube video.
How Your Brain Creates Your Sense of Self. Our powerful brains allow us to imagine and evaluate different scenarios in the past and future. But when we shift our attention to the present, our minds can quiet down.
China Poised to Clampdown on Tibetan Buddhism. Breakpoint podcast discusses the continuous persecution of religious groups in China and its territories.
Know Thyself: A practice in using reflection to attain insight.
Kyoto shrine revives Shinto-Buddhist rite after 550-year hiatus. A well-known shrine in Kyoto held a Shinto and Buddhist rite originating in the 10th century after a 550-year hiatus on Friday, as part of its efforts to revive ancient rituals.
Dubious Buddhist religious practices under fire from young Thai monk who’s become a social media star. Phra Maha Paiwan Warawanno is known for speaking out against the commercialisation of Buddhism and practices that claim to bring people wealth and success