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How We Can Avoid The Earth’s Civilizational Cliff

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Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. 
Evening Talk 
Tibet House US gallery 
Friday, January 11, 2013 At 07:00 PM  
General:$25 / Members:$22.50 
Friday, January 11; 7-9PM 

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The Nalanda Happiness Festival I:

Friday Evening Keynote

How We Can Avoid the Earth’s Civilizational Cliff:
The Global Renaissance of India’s Contemplative Arts & Sciences

Though all cultures have contemplatives, India lead the world in teaching contemplative practices to all. The explosion of interest in Indian yoga and meditation has been fueled by evidence that they help us adapt our archaic instincts and habits to the challenges of global living and interdependence. Reviewing the new contemplative science, this talk unpacks two key ingredients of that explosion: India’s knack for making spiritual healing a life science compatible with many worldviews and lifestyles; and its art of teaching contemplative practice in step-by-step ways for people in all walks of life. Dr. Loizzo shares his own take on Tibet’s hopeful Time-Machine vision that science and spirituality will come together to help us all on our journey to sustainable happiness and global civilization.   

Friday, January 11; 7-9PM   
General:$25 / Members:$22.50      Click here to register

About the Presenter:

Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D.,
is a psychotherapist and Founder and Director of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, a contemplative learning community that teaches timeless tools of self-healing and interdependence for today’s complex world. On faculty at the Weill Cornell Center for Integrative Medicine and the Columbia University Center for Buddhist Studies, Dr. Loizzo lectures widely on the role of contemplative science in the future of health, education and contemporary life, and teaches regular public classes and workshops through Nalanda Institute and Tibet House US. Dr. Loizzo's book Sustainable Happiness: The Mind Science of Well-Being, Altruism, and Inspiration was recently published.


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