HIS HOLINESS KARMAPA STUDYING THE SCIENCES
April 11, 2009 - Dharamsala
His Holiness Karmapa is studying the sciences with Daniel Goleman. For four days, His Holiness will study two-hour long science classes in Gyuto. Richard Gere joined His Holiness on the first day of class.
Daniel Goleman is an internationally recognized psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups, business audiences, and on college campuses. For many years, working as a scientific journalist for The New York Times, Goleman reported on the brain and behavioral sciences. Goleman's 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books) was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half; with more than 5,000,000 copies in print worldwide in 30 languages, and has been a best seller in many countries. Goleman is one of the advisors of the “Mind and Life” conference and has been participating ever since the 3rd “Mind and Life” conference, which was held in 1990.