Bridging Buddhism and Science
Sun, Dec 18 at 1:00am - Tue, Dec 20 at 7:00am GMT Science & Technology
The Emory-Tibet Symposium: Bridging Buddhism and Science for Mutual Enrichment
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will join scientists and scholars for a 3 day discussion from Drepung Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on December 18-20, 2016.
All times Indian Standard Time (IST=GMT+5.30)
December 18th: 9:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST
December 19th: 9:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST
December 20th: 9:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST
Session 1: Welcome remarks: and history of engagement between modern science and Buddhism; philosophy as a bridge between science and Buddhism
Session 2 - Philosophy: : How is knowledge established, and what constitutes valid reasoning?
Session 3 - Physics: What are the fundamental constituents of the universe and how did it originate?
Session 4 –Biology: What is life and what are its origins?
Session 5- Neuroscience: What is mind, and its relationship to the body, brain and subjective experience?
Session 6 - Secular Ethics in Education: Why does education need an ethical component?
India Standard Time now: https://www.timeanddate.com/time/zones/ist