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B. Alan Wallace, PhD

Scholar of Tibetan Buddhism

B. Alan Wallace is the founder and president of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. He has taught Buddhist meditation and philosophy worldwide since 1976 and has served as interpreter for numerous Tibetan scholars and contemplatives, including the Dalai Lama.

Weaving an academic career with periods of time in retreat, Alan is a dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. He continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.

Previous Programs

Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB)

June 16 - 18, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

What is the importance of the science of emotions? How does it help us work with our patients/clients? This weekend takes a deep dive into these and other questions. Paul Ekman and B. Alan Wallace developed the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) research and training program as the result of a dialogue between biobehavioral scientists, the...

The Attention Revolution

June 18 - 23, 2017

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Join internationally renowned scholar and author B. Alan Wallace, PhD, for a dynamic immersion exploring the cultivation of exceptional levels of mental health and well-being. An innovative thinker and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970, Dr. Wallace’s expertise lies in the integration of Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance our understanding of the mind....