February 3, 2015
SFZC Cosponsors SFSU Conference on Mindfulness and Compassion

How can contemplative practices and rigorous scientific studies best inform each other for a greater common good? Internationally recognized scholars and contemplatives will explore this issue in what promises to be a thought-provoking, multi-disciplinary conference. Please join us for this special event, Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice, June 3-7 at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Among the distinguished faculty is Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts.

Final FlierSan Francisco Zen Center is pleased to partner with the Institute for Buddhist Studies, the Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages, Meridian University, Springer Publishing, and the California Institute of Integral Studies to present this conference convened by the Consciousness, Mindfulness and Compassion (CMC) International Association and SFSU.

Featured speakers include:

Josephine Briggs (Director, NIH NCCAM)
Robert Thurman (Columbia University)
Willoughby Britton (Brown University)
Ajahn Amaro (Amaravati Buddhist Monastery)
Geoffrey Samuel (Cardiff University)
David Vago (Harvard Medical School)
Linda Ruth Cutts (SFZC)
Anam Thubten (Dharmata Foundation)
Cliff Saron (UC Davis)
Jane Hirshfield (award-winning poet)
…and many more

More information at www.mcc2015.org.
Early registration discount until February 15, 2015.