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Janghchub Shing:- Buddhism, GNH & Education with Dr. Ha Vinh ThoJangchub Shing is a weekly T.V show. A programme that aims to not propagate but comprehend the timeless Buddha Dharma. Mainly for the youth of Bhutan, in an effort to make the Dharma relevant to the current times. Watch Jangchub Shing on Thursday @ 7PM and Friday @ 7AM.
Gross National Happiness The ParadigmThe notion of Gross National Happiness (GNH) – as first conceived by the King of Bhutan - presents a radical paradigm shift in development economics and social theory. GNH can be regarded as the Buddhist equivalent to Gross National Product (GNP), which is the conventional indicator for a nation’s economic performance. But GNH can also be regarded as the next evolution in indicators for sustainable development, going beyond measuring merely material values such as production and consumption, but instead incorporating all values relevant to life on this planet, including the most subtle and profound: happiness.
Thank you to the GNH Centre for sharing this video with Schumacher College.
Gross National Happiness The MessageThank you to the GNH Centre for sharing this video with Schumacher College.
Gross National Happiness The PracticeBreakthrough research in quantum physics, medicine, biology, behavioral science, psychology and cognitive science – is now making the science of the mind relevant to economics. Conversely, as the current discussion on GNH indicates, from within the profession of economics, attempts are made to broaden the scope of economics into the domain of psychology.
Thank you to the GNH Centre for sharing this video with Schumacher College.
Ha Vinh Tho InterviewAn inspiring interview with Dr Ha Vinh Tho, Program Director for the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. Interview conducted by Thea Platt, Network of Wellbeing (NOW) Project Manager.
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Earth Talk: Ha Vinh Tho - The Bhutan ExperimentHa Vinh Tho from the Centre for Gross National Happiness, Bhutan gives a talk about GNH and The Bhutan Experiment at Schumacher College.
Earth Talk: From war zones to the Happiness Country - Ha Vinh ThoHow can Gross National Happiness in Bhutan contribute to creating an enlightened society?
"Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed" (Preamble of the constitution of UNESCO)
From Vietnam to Afghanistan and Darfur, Ha Vinh Tho's life has been intimately linked to war. Working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, he has seen most of the armed conflicts of the past decades. As a Buddhist practitioner, he has tried to investigate how inner transformation can lead to social change.
He now lives in Bhutan, is the Program Development Coordinator of the Gross National Happiness Centre the country that has been a pioneer in promoting human happiness and the wellbeing of all life forms as the goal of a new development paradigm. His endeavours at the GNH Centre, is to create transformative learning experiences based on contemplative practices, to support people in finding ways to meet the individual and collective challenges of our time.
Dr. Ha Vinh Tho is the Program Development Coordinator of the Gross National
Happiness Centre in Bhutan. He is in charge of setting the learning objectives,
developing the curriculum and the learning process both for Bhutanese and
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Ha Vinh Tho on Gross National Happiness in Bhutan & the Middle WayDr. Ha Vinh Tho is the Programme Director of the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. He’s here to talk to us about the project, it’s underlying philosophy, how it’s applied, the challenges it faces and how it might relate to the Middle Way.
Gross National Happiness: Guest Lecture by Dr. Tho Ha Vinh“Happiness and Wellbeing: Towards a Development Paradigm”
Lecture by Dr. Tho Ha Vinh
Program Director, Center for Gross National Happiness, Bhutan
January 22, 2015
Webster Vienna Private University
Earth Talk - "Business UNusual"Bringing Gross National Happiness into the field of Business
With Dr. Julia Kim, Senior Program Advisor at the GNH Centre Bhutan and Dr. Ha Vinh Tho Program Director GNH Centre Bhutan.
Gross National Happiness (GNH) is the alternative development paradigm created and implemented in Bhutan, which prioritizes Happiness and Wellbeing of all people and life forms as the purpose of development. It has been successfully implemented in Bhutan at the national level for several decades, and more and more countries are using more holistic measurement tools to monitor their progress. But the current dominant economic system and the many businesses that are a part of it, seem to be pursuing very different goals, including profit at all cost, regardless of the consequences for society and the planet. For GNH to be applicable in developed countries, it would require businesses to align with and operate in accordance with GNH values and principles. Is this at all possible in the current economic environment?
Bayard & John Cobb Peace Lecture 2014 with Ha Vinh ThoHow can Gross National Happiness in Bhutan contribute to creating an enlightened society? This year's Bayard and John Cobb Peace Lecture at Naropa University will explore how engaged Buddhism can contribute to conflict resolution, reconciliation, and healing.
Ha Vinh explains, "From Vietnam to Afghanistan and Darfur, my life has been intimately linked to war. Working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, I have seen most of the armed conflicts of the past decade. As a Buddhist practitioner, I have tried to investigate how inner transformation can lead to social change.
I now live in Bhutan, the country that has been a pioneer in promoting human happiness and the wellbeing of all life forms as the goal of a new development paradigm.
My endeavor at the Gross National Happiness Centre is to create transformative learning experiences based on contemplative practices, to support people in finding ways to meet the individual and collective challenges of our time." More at www.naropa.edu.
Program Director of Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan at Webster Vienna
On Thursday, January 22, a group of about 60 people came to hear Dr. Tho Ha Vinh, the program director of the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan, give an overview of the concept of GNH, the implementation of this alternative paradigm for economic development in the Kingdom of Bhutan,
Welcome to The Middle Way Society
The Middle Way Society was founded to promote the study and practice of The Middle Way. The Middle Way is the idea that we make better judgements by avoiding fixed beliefs and being open to practical experience
Glücks-Tipps vom staatlichen Experten
In Bhutan ist das Glück der Bürger in der Verfassung verankert. Ha Vinh Tho arbeitet im Zentrum für Bruttonationalglück – und verrät, wie das kleine Land das große Glück finden will.
Warum Bhutan arm aber glücklich ist
Hinter den hohen Bergen leben die glücklichsten Menschen der Welt, so erzählt man es sich von Bhutan, dem kleinen Königreich im Himalaya, das von seinen Einwohnern Druk Yul, das Reich des Donnerdrachens, genannt wird.
Water is life
Some years ago, on a mission with the International Committee of the Red Cross, I crossed a desert in the Middle East. The landscape was barren and desolate: sand, stones, and dust.
Glücksminister verrät Wittenern seine Formel
Der Glücksminister aus Bhutan war zu Gast an der Uni. In jenem armen Staat gilt Glück als erstrebenswerter als Geld. Können wir davon lernen?
Bhutan auf dem Weg zu Glück
Man setzt dort auf Bruttonationalglück statt auf Wachstum. Deshalb sehen Kapitalismusgegner in Bhutan das Paradies auf Erden. Der oberste Glückslehrer kennt die Realität.
Glück und Meditation als Schulfach
Laut Verfassung ruht das Glück der Bhutanesen auf vier Säulen: gerechte wirtschaftliche Entwicklung, Förderung einer guten Regierungsführung, Bewahrung traditioneller Werte, Schutz der Umwelt.