How to find happiness in a hectic world, a scientific approach

11Jan2018 15:30 - 17:30


the Tibetan Buddhist nuns YuanWang and YuanXun will visit the University of Amsterdam. During this day they will provide a lecture titled ‘How to find happiness in a hectic world, a scientific approach.

“In this modern world, a fast-paced life, sometimes we almost feel ourselves like a robot, but we cannot slow down otherwise we will be defeated by the competitors. Here we’ll introduce to control yourself better, to know your emotions and discover the biggest secret of success is to give and being kind.”

YuanWang and YuanXun are ordained Tibetan Buddhist nuns from Larung Gar, one of the largest Buddhist communities in Tibet. They are currently studying under the guidance of Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche.



Plantage Muidergracht 12, Amsterdam.


In addition, during our Mindful Morning session they will guide a meditation session plus Q&A, from 09:30 till 10:30 AM. This will take place in the silence room REC-J/K B.93.

Register for the Lecture & Meditation session

Both the lecture and the meditation session are open to the public. Please register for the lecture and/or meditation session here, or at   

Organized by the mindfulness researchers of the Research Institute of Child Development and Education. More information: Anna Ridderinkhof,

  • Roeterseilandcampus - building M

    Plantage Muidergracht 12 | 1018 TV Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 5250

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Published by  Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences