Pastoral Care with Dr. Barry Kerzin
Uploaded 4 May 2016 | Provided by: Buddhistdoor Global | Views: 53

What does it mean to give pastoral care in a Buddhist context? Dr. Barry Kerzin and Sangeeta Bansal discuss in this interview how to help and be present with the dying, the terminally ill, and people in other difficult situations. 

Ven. Dr. Barry Kerzin is a Buddhist monk, teacher, and medical doctor. He is the founder and president of Altruism in Medicine Institute, chairman of Human Values Institute, Japan, honorary professor at The University of Hong Kong, and former assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle.

He has completed many short and long meditation retreats over the last 28 years, including a three-year retreat. At the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Princeton University, he was a subject for research on long-term meditators. This research has been published in the leading neuroscience journals of the world.

Edited by Chandiraj Dahal

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