PLEASE NOTE: As of May, 2020, Maitripa College is planning to reopen our campus and hold onsite classes this Fall in Portland. However, should this not be possible or advisable, we will be prepared to offer our Fall term online. We will keep you updated as things progress.
Fall Semester Dates: Monday, August 31 – Friday, December 18
The last day to register, add, or drop a class is Friday, September 11
If you are new to Maitripa College and are wondering if a course or degree program is right for you, please contact us at [email protected].
An overview and in-depth introduction to the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the philosophy and practice of Madhyamaka, or the “Middle Way” as presented by the renowned Indian Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna and his [...]
Engaged Buddhism is the application of the Dharma to large and small scale problems that cause suffering in the world. Most commonly it is thought of as Buddhist social and political action, but can [...]
In the fields of professional spiritual care, and within our communities and relationships, “sympathy,” “empathy,” and “compassion,” are said to be valued, but have often been poorly or insufficiently defined. This situation contributes to [...]
Students continue to deepen their knowledge of Tibetan grammar and syntax through reading and decoding basic verse and prose texts and commentaries on Buddhist philosophy and practice in their original language. This course also [...]
Students read and translate Tibetan texts and their commentaries in their original language. In this course we will learn reading and reciting Tibetan texts, developing pronunciation, and translating with an emphasis on communicating the [...]