HKU Centre of Buddhist Studies 20th Anniversary Series

Lecture & Workshop on

Tibetan Buddhism 

Tibetan Buddhist Teaching & Practice

Dr. Michael R. Sheehy

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Director of Scholarship at the Contemplative Sciences Center, University of Virginia

Michael R. Sheehy is a scholar of Tibetan Buddhism and Contemplative Studies. He is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and the Director of Scholarship at the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia. He is the Executive Editor of the Journal of Contemplative Studies. Michael studied extensively in Buddhist Asia, including three years in a monastery in eastern Tibet. He has authored over two dozen articles, is coeditor of The Other Emptiness book, and his forthcoming book is a history of the Jonang tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. His current research focus is how practices detailed in Tibetan Buddhist meditation manuals contribute to transdisciplinary dialogues in the humanities, cognitive sciences, and cultural psychology.

Tibetan Buddhist Teaching & Practice 2022 Poster