The three educational pillars of Maitripa College — SCHOLARSHIP, MEDITATION, and SERVICE — embody the extrinsic study of Buddhist thought, the internal exploration of Buddhist practice, and the activity that results from the integration of these. —Yangsi Rinpoche, President, Maitripa College

News & Events

Please join us through the 5th for our Annual Monlam (Great Prayer Festival). Click below for specific dates and practices. | SAVE the date for events later this spring with GESHE THUBTEN JINPA hosted by Maitripa; follow the link for details | Registration is open for the Summer Classical Tibetan courses and Applications are still being accepted for Fall Degree Program Entrance; contact us to explore your options!

  • Monlam (Prayer Festival) & Day of Miracles
  • Fearlessness & Compassion with Geshe Thubten Jinpa Langri, PhD
  • Thursday Night Public Teachings
  • Summer 2015 Classical Tibetan Language Intensive
  • Apply Now for Fall 2015 Degree Program Entry
  • Calendars

Academics & Admission

Graduates at Maitripa CollegeMaitripa College is the first Tibetan Buddhist college in the pacific northwest, and was the host of the Dalai Lama Environmental Summit in May 2013. Maitripa College is based on the conviction that Buddhist thought and practice have significant contributions to make to American society and culture. Led by Geshe Lharampa, Yangsi Rinpoche, Maitripa’s educational model is based on the three pillars of Scholarship, Mediation, and Service, providing a contemplative and transformative educational experience. Scholarships and ordained sangha fellowships, flexible schedule, and the attractions of Portland, Oregon, put your affordable graduate degree or continuing education within reach. Click here to read our Mission Statement and explore the links to the right for complete details on how to become part of the Maitripa community.
Earn Your Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (MA) Degree
Earn Your Master of Divinity (MDiv) Degree
Take a Course as a Continuing Education Student
Classical Tibetan Language Studies at Maitripa
Explore the Complete Maitripa College Course Catalog
The Maitripa College Research Library
 

In the Media

  • E-Book ~ Seven Billion Brothers & Sisters
  • In the Media: Maitripa Students Featured in Mandala Magazine Online

Seven Billion Brothers & Sisters


His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hope for the Planet: A Short Film Based on the 2013 Environmental Summit in Portland, Oregon, hosted by Maitripa College

Maitripa College: An Introduction

Visit our YouTube Channel for additional films in this series and more.