Who we are

Mente, Vida y Sociedad is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of consciousness, ecology and social ethics.



Dr. Juan Manuel CincuneguiJuan Manuel Cincunegui

Juan Manuel holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Universitat Ramon Llull and a Ph.D. in Citizenship and Human Rights from University of Barcelona. He is pursuing a third Ph.D. in Sociology at University of Barcelona.

He is Professor of Sociology of Religion, Human Rights and Religion, Buddhist Studies, Psychology of Religion and Contemporay Philosophy at ISCREB-URL; and Lecturer in Contemporary Philosophy and Social and Political Philosophy at  Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain)

He studied Buddhist Philosophy and Practice in LTWA-Dharamsala, India. He received Buddhist training in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka during the ’90, and spent several years in solitary retreat. He has served as instructor, translator and lecturer in Buddhist centers in Asia, Europe and Latin America. He was a Buddhist monk ordained by H.H. Dalai Lama.

Juan Manuel is the founder, director and professor at Mente, Vida y Sociedad, a center dedicated to the study of consciousness, ecology and social ethics

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Lic. Agustina Risolo Agustina Risolo

Agustina holds a BA in Business Administration and a MA in Marketing from the Universidad Católica Argentina. She has a wide and varied experience in multinational companies and in non-profit organizations.

She is the founder of  Mente, Vida y Sociedad. She coordinates the study groups, organizes the courses, retreats and conferences in different cities of Spain and Argentina. He is in charge of the administration, communication and marketing.


Lic. Lucila ArmandoLucila Armando

Ing. Horacio Mazzini

Horacio Mazzini