Access the recording from June 7, 2020: Dr. Sara Lewis discusses her book Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism, which explores how Tibetan refugees have coped with political violence, and how Buddhist notions of mind, emotions, and memory collide with Western concepts of trauma.
About the teacher
Dr. Sara Lewis is Associate Professor and Chair of Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology at Naropa University. She is the author of "Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism" (Cornell University Press, 2020), and a practicing psychotherapist. She has been a member of Shambhala since 2005 and served a one-year term on the Interim Board. She currently holds the Practice and Education post on the Dorje Kasung General Staff.
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