Maitripa College: Buddhist Scholarship, Meditation, and Service 2017-09-25T13:52:16+00:00

Our Fall Semester Is Underway but It Is Not Too Late To Register for These Special Intensive Study Courses!

Making the Invisible, Visible:
Working with Unhealthy Bias and Up-rooting It 
with Jan Willis, PhD
October 9 – 28, 2017

Learn Buddhist practices in relation to racism, privilege, bias, and other striking challenges of our world today in this rare course with the powerful and experienced guide Jan Willis.  >Details and links to register now

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

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.

Click here for details about the Maitripa College Masters of Divinity & Masters of Arts degree programs .


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