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Interfaith Summit on Happiness

The 2010 Interfaith Summit on Happiness: Understanding and Promoting Happiness in Today's Society, co-presented by CSLR, was the culmination of CSLR's five-year project on The Pursuit of Happiness, and included His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama's address.

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama: Understanding and Promoting Happiness in Today's Society

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama discusses happiness with The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church; Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth; and George Washington University Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a renowned scholar on Islam. Krista Tippett, host and producer of the award-winning public radio program Speaking of Faith moderates.

Reflections on the Interfaith Summit on Happiness

Krista Tippett of Speaking of Faith moderates a reflection on His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama's Interfaith Summit on Happiness, including Robin Fivush, Carol Newsom, and Lobsang Tenzin Neri of Emory University; John Bowlin and Ellen Charry of Princeton Theological Seminary; and Eric Gregory of Princeton University.

Happiness in Interreligious Perspective

Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: Happiness in the Jewish Perspective

Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth lectures, with responses from Emory professors Michael J. Broyde and Deborah Lipstadt.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr: Happiness and the Pursuit of Happiness - The Islamic Perspective

Seyyed Hossein Nasr of George Washington University and a renowned scholar on on Islam lectures, with responses from Emory professors Vincent Cornell and Scott Kugle.

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori: The Pursuit of Happiness in the Christian Tradition: Goal and Journey

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, lectures, and Emory professors Timothy Jackson and Phillip Reynolds respond.

The Venerable Matthiew Ricard: Cultivating the Inner Conditions for Genuine Happiness

The Venerable Matthieu Ricard, renowned Buddhist teacher and monk, Shechen Monastery, Nepal, lectures, with responses from Emory professors Corey Keyes and Michael Perry.