AWARDS, HONORS AND RESEARCH GRANTS

Book Award

Scientific and Medical Network 2001 Book Prize for The Taboo of Subjectivity: Toward a New Science of Consciousness, 2001

Honor

Honorary Faculty Member Golden Key National Honors Society at the University of California, Santa Barbara, May 1999

Research Grants

  • Research grant from the Khyentse Foundation to translate the principal commentary to Dudjom Lingpa’s Buddhahood without Meditation, entitled “A Garland for the Delight of the Fortunate: A Clear Elucidation of Words and their Meaning, An Explication of the Oral Transmission of the Glorious Guru, As Notes on the Nature of Reality, The Great Perfection,” 2010 – 2011
  • Research Grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in support of Mechanisms of Meditation study, 2009 – 2011
  • Research Grants from the John E. Fetzer Institute, Hershey Family Foundation, National Science Foundation, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Tan Teo Charitable Foundation, Peter Baumann Institute, and Mental Insight Foundation in support of the Shamatha Project, 2006 – 2011
  • Research Grants from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation, the Gere Foundation, Hershey Family Foundation, Tan Teo Charitable Foundation, Fidelity Charitable Foundation, John E. Fetzer Institute, and the Vangaurd Charitable Foundation in support of research hosted by the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies, 2003 – 2011
  • Research Grants from H.H. the Dalai Lama, the Mind and Life Institute, the John E.Fetzer Institute, Hershey Family Foundation, Tan Teo Charitable Foundation, Kluge Foundation, Impact Foundation, and the Peter Baumann Institute in support of the Cultivating Emotional Balance Project, 2003 – 2009
  • John E. Fetzer Institute research grant for editing the book of essays on Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground, 1999
  • Research grant for editing the book of essays on Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground, Richard Gere Foundation 1999
  • Research grant for translating from Tibetan and editing the book Healing from the Source: The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine, Balm Foundation 1998-1999
  • John E. Fetzer Institute research grant for writing the book The Taboo of Subjectivity:Toward a New Science of Consciousness, 1995-1996