What do Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam teach us about the concept of happiness? What do these ancient traditions hold in common about this often elusive state of being, and what are their greatest points of difference?Vancouver, Canada, October 15, 2010 — INTERFAITH SUMMIT ON HAPPINESS: Understanding and Promoting Happiness in Today’s Society
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama will lead a public conversation on “The Pursuit of Happiness” with other world religious leaders October 17, 2010, 1:30-3:30 p.m., on the Emory University Campus. CSLR is hosting the event as the capstone of its multi-year research project on the Pursuit of Happiness. It is one of several events featuring His Holiness during his October 17-19, 2010 visit to Emory.
An Emory Presidential Distinguished Professor, the Dalai Lama will open the forum with a 25-minute address followed by responses from The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church; Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth; and George Washington University Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a distinguished scholar of Islam.
Krista Tippett, host and producer of the award winning public radio program “Speaking of Faith,” will moderate a discussion among the speakers immediately following their formal presentations.
http://www.amareway.org/ devoted to living joyfully and scientific outreach, will cover this and other fields of research. AmAre stands for “being”: Aware and Accepting; Motivated and Meaningful; Active and Attentive; Resilient and Respectful; Eating properly and Exercising. In Italian, it means “to love”; in English, interconnectedness: (I)Am (we) are. This blog bridges Dharma, cognitive neuroscience, philosophy, psychology.
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