European Varela Award Grants

Named after the neuroscientist and philosopher Francisco J. Varela, The European Varela Awards have been an important and integral component of Mind & Life Europe’s support of contemplative scientists and scholars. Francisco...


(2022 – 2024)  “What makes science open and creative is the reinterpretation of the ‘original’ problems and approaches. As some of the best scientists have pointed out, the re-evaluation of...

Mind Matters: Gaia Series 2023 – 2024

Gaia: Gateway to the Climate Conversation If everybody would agree that their current reality is a reality, and that what we essentiallyshare is our capacity for constructing a reality, then...

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