HH Karmapa Talks About Mindfulness With Google’s Chade-Meng Tanhttps://www.nalandawest.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Screenshot-2015-03-25-20.48.53.png 499 395 admin admin https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/50f9955bc78da57730dd77d33601f350?s=96&d=mm&r=g
On March 15, after several hours touring the sprawling campus of Google in Mountain View, California, a state-of-the-art driverless car delivered His Holiness the 17th Karmapa to a building where Google staff had assembled for a talk on “Inner Connection and Meditation: Changing the World from the Inside Out.” The talk was structured as a dialogue—or self-styled Fireside Chat—with Chade-Meng Tan, author of Search Inside Yourself, who heads Google’s personal growth and wellness services.
It was a meeting of minds focused on mindfulness and meditation, as His Holiness Karmapa, who in 2009 spoke at TEDIndia on “The Technology of the Heart,” was welcomed by Chade-Meng Tan, who in 2010 shared in his TED talk about how Google is making compassion a key business practice.
Mitra Tyler Dewar, Dean of the Nalandabodhi Mitra Council of senior teachers, served as translator for His Holiness during the Google visit.
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