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Decedent as Epistemic Object: Ontologies, technologies, and enaction in a collaborative research program

Brown Bag with Dylan Lott, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds

Event Details

Thursday, October 24, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Since 2012, scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds have worked with the Tibetan Medical and Astrological College and Delek Allopathic Hospital in Dharamsala, India to conduct research on a phenomenon known as tukdam (Tib., thugs dam), a unique meditative state which Tibetan Buddhist believe can be achieved at the moment of death.