The Dalai Lama has always had a keen interest in science. In this interview from 2008, Dan Rather and His Holiness talk science and what we can learn from the practice of meditation.
This interview was filmed in 2008 for a series on the mind and the brain. This video is a collaboration between the Lasker Foundation and iBiology.
The Dalai Lamas are believed by Tibetan Buddhists to be manifestations of Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion and the patron saint of Tibet. Bodhisattvas are realized beings, inspired by the wish to attain complete enlightenment, who have vowed to be reborn in the world to help all living beings. Continue Reading
Dan Rather has a resume that reads like a history book. He has interviewed every American president since Eisenhower and personally covered almost every important global dateline of the last 60 years, from the Civil Rights Movement to Vietnam, to Watergate to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Rather helped pioneer the very idea that television… Continue Reading