Maitripa College: Buddhist Scholarship, Meditation, and Service 2017-10-17T12:24:39+00:00

Maitripa College offers a Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies, a Master of Divinity Degree, Continuing Education courses, and community programming. Founded upon the three pillars of scholarship, meditation, and service, our contemplative learning curriculum combines modern academic and traditional Tibetan Buddhist disciplines. Students thrive in a supportive community, developing the personal qualities of a good heart, tolerance, forgiveness, and joy, as well as professional skills to become agents of positive change in the world.

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Make Your Practice Your Life! Grounded in Tradition, Embracing Today! Applications for Fall 2018 Degree Program entry open now:  Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies and Master of Divinity

~ Scholarships Available ~ International Students Welcome ~
~ Ordained Sangha Attend at No Cost ~

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Registration Is Still Open for This Special Fall 2017 Intensive Study Course: Buddha: Stories, Songs, Theories, Devotion with Roger Jackson, PhD ~ November 6 – December 6, 2017

Explore the concept of “Buddha”—who he was, what it means to be one, and how you can become one—in this course with the learned and accomplished guide Roger Jackson.  >Details and links to register now

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Envision a world in which the full positive potential of every being is recognized and celebrated, a world that you are helping to shape with your continuous support for the Mission of Maitripa College. 

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Maitripa College Community programs provide opportunities for the public to join enrolled students in special events, workshops, teachings, and practices. Please join our community as we engage with visiting scholars, practitioners, and researchers and share in traditional Dharma teachings, pujas, prayers, and visits by visiting lamas and Buddhist teachers. These events are open to all.

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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