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Mind Winds: The Ecology of Consciousness

Bodies in Balance

Saturday, April 5, 2014
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Modern science and classic spiritual traditions agree: regulating the breath leads to radiance and wellness of body, mind, and spirit. The Tibetan medical worldview also diagnoses many Western psychiatric mental illnesses as “wind” or rlung imbalance. Join anthropologist Carroll Dunham on a “weather-filled” exploration of the Tibetan terrain of mental illness and emotions, the complexity of modern ailments called stress, anxiety, PTSD and their interpretation, treatment and therapies from a Tibetan medical perspective with relationship of mind, body and environment. How do we create or return to an ecology of mental wellbeing, harnessing the winds that blow within, developing mental resiliency?