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Rotary Peace Center Opens at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Rotary Peace Center Opens at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Makerere University, Africa’s most prestigious university, is located right here at the center of the Great Lakes region. A region that is very vibrant but often prone to conflict. Here at Makerere University we do welcome a Rotary Peace Center… Continue Reading

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David Germano Lecture- The Profundity of Culture & Context: Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Modernity

David Germano Lecture- The Profundity of Culture & Context: Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Modernity

>>So, it’s an honor to be the Chogyam Trungpa lecturer for 2016. Now, I never met Trungpa Rinpoche and my knowledge of him is limited to reading a few books and knowing scores of his students over the years. But… Continue Reading

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Rotary Peace Fellows in Action

I’m the CEO of Red Dot Foundation. It’s a not-for-profit in India as well as in the US and our main work is sexual violence prevention. Right now I’m based in Bangkok building up a social enterprise network supporting small… Continue Reading

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What does it mean to be a Buddhist-inspired University?

What does it mean to be a Buddhist-inspired University?

To me Buddhist-inspired just means that there is a lot of the contemplative aspect, and that I get to learn a lot about Eastern philosophies, which I’m really interested in, but doesn’t necessarily mean that I’m Buddhist. To be Buddhist… Continue Reading