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In his talk, Ram Eisenberg will explore how the concept of “consideration” inspired the design of the democratic and ecological Kiryat Sefer Park in Tel Aviv.  The democratic participatory design process has been used as a mimicry of the iterative principle in the social realm, mimicking the iterative process of an ecosystem within a cultural context.

When
Feb 11 2014 - 1:00 PM
Where
Campbell Hall Room 153

This talk is being co-sponsored by Teaching Resource Center.  The author of the article, Educating Lawyers to Meditate, Rhonda Magee is a thought and innovative practice leader in the fields of Inclusive and Identity-Safe Pedagogy and Facilitation; Contemplative Pedagogy and Facilitation; and, Contemplative Lawyering.

When
Feb 7 2014 - 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Where
Nau Hall Auditorium Room 101

The author of the article, Educating Lawyers to Meditate, she is a thought and innovative practice leader in the fields of Inclusive and Identity-Safe Pedagogy and Facilitation; Contemplative Pedagogy and Facilitation; and, Contemplative Lawyering.

When
Feb 6 2014 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where
Purcell Reading Room

What many people today consider "Buddhism" —a rational, philosophical way of life with little ritual or belief in the supernatural—is actually a distinctively modern reformulation of the ancient religious tradition. The development of what some scholars call Buddhist Modernism has a fascinating history going back to the nineteenth century. Colonialism in Sri Lanka, Transcendentalism in America, Protestantism in Europe, and modern psychology all contributed to its most recent manifestation, the scientific study of meditation and interpretation of Buddhism as a "science of mind." Find out how this dialogue between science and Buddhism has been shaped by the remaking of Buddhism in the context of modernity.

When
Feb 3 2014 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where
Room 1020

Join visiting faculty from Naropa University and faculty from University of Virginia for a series of brief talks focused on contemplative education and research.

When
Jan 27 2014 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where
Kaleidoscope Room
University of Virginia

Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher and author. She is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts, and has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West.

When
Jan 24 2014 - 7:00 AM
Where
Nau Hall Auditorium Room 101

A special invitation to the U.Va. Health Sciences community to participate in an intimate mini retreat of meditation, connection, and reflection with renowned meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, at the lovely natural setting of Morven Farm. Join us as you begin the new year with a commitment to self-care and renewal and taking time to cultivate inner peace and a compassionate heart.

When
Jan 23 2014 - 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where
Morven Farm

Resilience retreat will be an opportunity for you to come home to yourself and re-charge.

When
Dec 7 2013 - 4:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where
McLeod Hall, Room 2015

Free interactive workshop will explore how to more effectively communicate.

When
Dec 3 2013 - 11:00 AM to Dec 5 2013 - 12:30 PM
Where
McLeod Hall, Room 2015

We will see how contemplative pedagogy can be a powerful way in which we can work together to reclaim the transformative nature of education.

When
Dec 2 2013 - 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM
Where
Commonwealth Room

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Mindful Leadership: Designing Calm at Work—Rotunda Contemplative Practice Series S2019

WHEN: Sun., Mar 24 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
WHERE: Rotunda Multipurpose Room

 This class focuses on practices that cultivate presence while improving the ability to focus, collaborate, and achieve career fulfillment. 

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