Richard Dixey

Richard Dixey holds a Ph.D in Biophysics from London University, an M.A. with distinction in the history and philosophy of science from London University, and a B.A in Cell Biology from Oxford. In 1979, he was appointed the Director of the Bioelectronic Research Unit at St Bartholomew’s hospital in London, a position he held for fourteen years before founding and becoming the Chief Executive of Phytopharm PLC, a biotechnology company that listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997. Richard retired from Phytopharm in 2007.

Since 1972, through his interest in Buddhism, he has worked on the interface between scientific and spiritual perspectives and has travelled extensively in the Himalayas, India and South East Asia. He and his wife Wangmo, who is the eldest daughter of
Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche, are co-directors of the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation, which is dedicated to revitalizing the Buddhist culture of India. He is also on the faculty of Dharma College in Berkeley and is an advisor to the Khyentse Foundation.

Events with Richard Dixey

Developing an Understanding of Mind - ONLINE
June 26, 2020

Fridays 12:00-12:30 pm A series of online meditation sessions to establish the ground of perception in actual experience. Our mind is at work, moment to moment in every experience, yet for most of us, the activity of mind is in the background, unseen. A central goal of meditation is to begin to generate awareness of how such experience is made. Happiness, sadness, success, failure, fame and blame all lie within our experience, but may be…