B. Alan Wallace


Scholar of Tibetan Buddhism


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Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB)

Eve Ekman, Paul Ekman, and more...

June 16 - 18, 2017


The Attention Revolution

B. Alan Wallace

June 18 - 23, 2017


B. Alan Wallace is the founder and president of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. He has taught Buddhist meditation and philosophy worldwide since 1976 and has served as interpreter for numerous Tibetan scholars and contemplatives, including the Dalai Lama.

Weaving an academic career with periods of time in retreat, Alan is a dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. He continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.

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