Mindfulness in a Time of Pandemic

Apr 23, 2020
7:00pm
Venerable Miao Guang

What can the practice of mindfulness offer us in a time of global pandemic? 
Guided meditation, mindfulness talk, and open Q&A Zoom meeting for the MIT Community.

Speaker: Venerable Miao Guang is the Deputy Chancellor for International Affairs, FGS Institute of Humanistic Buddhism and the Director, Fo Guang Dictionary of Buddhism Translation Project. She is also the personal interpreter and translator to Venerable Master Hsing Yun, the founder of Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order.                                 

Co-hosts: Emma Teng, T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Asian Civilizations, MacVicar Faculty Fellow, Director, Global Languages; and Mark Bathe, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, Co-Chair, NEET, Chair, MIT Committee on Student Life.

SponsorT.T. and W.F. Chao Distinguished Buddhist Lecture Series. This distinguished lecture series engages the rich history of Buddhist thought and ethical action to advance critical dialogues on ethics, humanity, and MIT’s mission “to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.”

Open to all MIT community members.  Information: chaobuddhism.mit.edu  Contact: languages@mit.edu

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Meeting ID: 562 433 469  https://mit.zoom.us/j/562433469

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