Sikkim conference, with the Dalai Lama and Montessori Teachers

Montessori contributes to conference
“Science, Spirituality, and Education” with the Dalai Lama.
Sikkim, Northern India, 2010

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(Cheryl Ferreria, Jampa Palmo, Lynne Lawrence, Jean Miller, Susan Stephenson, Lhamo Pemba. Details of this incredible meeting can be found here:

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Although Montessori education is well-known for the academic success it is in truth a method of studying human development in all of its facets and supporting the growth of children toward the fullest potential in all ways. Above is the Montessori contingent present at this meeting with the Dalai Lama in December of 2010.

Along with progress in many areas such as medicine and the material standard of living, Western culture has brought difficulties to the Himalayan region: materialism, TV violence, daily stress, discord, drugs, teenage problems, and more. Continue reading