SCIENCE for MONKS

creating science learning communities with tibetan buddhist monastics since 2001

1st exhibition of Tibetan Monastic Science Leaders

Science Exhibitions

Interactive exhibitions share the monastic science leaders' perspective on topics salient to the intersection of Buddhism and western science. The exhibitions are created by the monastic science leaders working with museum professionals from the Smithsonian Institution and the Exploratorium.

My Earth, My Responsibility

My Earth, My Responsibility will share collaborative perspectives of modern and Buddhist science on climate change – our shared responsibility. The exhibition is being created by the 2nd cohort of Sager Science Leadership under the guidance of staff members from the The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access. The exhibit was prototyped in November, 2013, and is now entering a final production stage. view more

World of Your Senses

The World Of Your Senses Exhibition shares parallel perspectives from Buddhism and western science on sensory perception. The exhibit script, content, and imagery were envisioned by the first cohort of the science leadership institute. view more

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1st Science Exhibition

The 1st Science Exhibition by Monastics was part of a year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan peoples' uprising and the arrival of the Tibetan people and establishment of the Tibetan government in exile. The interactive exhibition created by the first cohort of the science leadership institute focused on six questions of common interest to both Buddhism and science. view more

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