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Upcoming Events:

Tibetan Week 2014: March 24-29

To see the Tibet Week 2014 Flyer, please click here.

 

 

In connection with Tibet Week, please join us for two screenings by internationally renowned filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, followed by Q&A after each film.

Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom
Friday, March 28, 7:30-9:30 pm (during Tibet Week)
Carlos Museum Reception Hall, 4th floor


This award-winning documentary about the 2008 uprisings and demonstrations both inside and outside Tibet includes riveting interviews with the Dalai Lama, other monastic leaders, and lay activists. http://www.whitecranefilms.com/films/the-sun-behind-the-clouds

When Hari Got Married
Monday, March 31, 2014, 7-9 pm
White Hall 102 - chai will be served after the film!


This delightful new film about the courtship and marriage of a gregarious Hindu taxi driver to a local Himalayan girl is set in the Dalai Lama’s exile capital of Dharamsala, India. http://www.whenharigotmarried.com/

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These films are sponsored by Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts, the David Goldwasser Series in Religion and the Arts, Department of Religion, Middle East and South Asian Studies
Department, South Asia Seminar, Emory-Tibet Partnership, Film and Media Studies
Department, Students for a Free Tibet, and Hindu Students Association.

 

Spring 2014 CBCT Foundation Classes

Now accepting applications for our Spring 2014 CBCT Foundation Courses! The Spring 2014 courses are offered both in an 8-week format and in a two-weekend intensive format.

This course offers participants an introduction to the theory and practice of Cognitively-Based Compassion Training. Participants learn systematic contemplative strategies for cultivating compassion. This program is led by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi.

This course is open to adults interest in deepening their understanding of the psychology of compassion and methods for cultivating it. This class is appropriate for beginners as well as practitioners. No previous meditation experience is necessary. Participation in the course is a pre-requisite for our CBCT Teacher Training program.

For more information, including on how to apply, please visit http://tibet.emory.edu/cbct/classes.html.

 

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Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President; the Emory College Office of the Dean; the Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning; the Emory College Program in Science and Society; the Program in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology; the Emory Collaborative for Contemplative Studies; the Religion Department; the Office of Undergraduate Education; the Institute for Comparative and International Studies; Asian Studies; the Center for International Programs Abroad (CIPA); Students for a Free Tibet; and Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc.

 

 
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