Dr. Fleischman will be giving a talk on Vipassana meditation, a 2500 year old technique, and how it relates to today's scientific world view. There will be a short question and answer session after the talk.
There are a few parking garages near the Brower Center. One below it with the entrance on Kittredge St. between Shattuck & Oxford. There is another at 2061 Allston Way. The downtown Berkeley BART station is just one block away. Bike parking is available in front of the Brower Center. If you need to cancel your attendance please select "contact the host" in the column to the right and send a short email.
Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, M.D., is a psychiatrist and a winner of Oskar Pfister Award, an author of eight books, and a teacher of Vipassana. Trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, he held a private psychiatric practice for more than 30-years. He was honored by the American Psychiatric Association with the Oskar Pfister Award for being an "...outstanding contributor to the humanistic and spiritual side of psychiatric and medical issues."
Dr. Fleischman has practiced Vipassana meditation under the guidance of Mr. S.N. Goenka for thirty years and has been asked to introduce and explain Vipassana to professional audiences in the West. His eight published books include: An Ancient Path; Cultivating Inner Peace; The Buddha Taught Non Violence, Not Pacifism; Karma and Chaos; and Spiritual Aspects of Psychiatric Practice. Dr. Fleischman is an engaging and inspiring speaker. As a teacher of Vipassana meditation, he speaks perceptively about its value, employing poetic and scientific terminology.
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