What happens when an experience is described?  Does the very effort to find words deepen practice, sharpen awareness, clarify an experience? Imagining a lens through which to deepen access to contemplative experience, these were among the questions that drove the conversation at a Mind & Life-funded Think Tank entitled the “PhenoTank,” held at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris this past January 23rd and 24th, 2017.

Period16 May 2017

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  • meditation
  • mindfulness
  • microphenomenology
  • phenomenology
  • experience