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Naropa University's innovative degree programs blend academics, the arts, mindfulness, and community engagement into an educational experience that will open you up to a world of possibilities.

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Celebrate Latine Heritage Month!

We are proud to honor the vibrancy and richness of our Latinx Community as we celebrate Latine Heritage Month 2022! The influence of the Latine community is vast with influence and values deeply woven across Colorado and in the Boulder community, the physical home of Naropa. We celebrate the Latine community month as an endeavor to center Latine and Latinx voices.

Mindful Compassion Training

In this eight-week course, you'll learn how to intentionally cultivate self-compassion and compassion for others as a means of enhancing well-being, improving resilience, and bolstering one’s capacity to benefit others.

 

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Program

The Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies is a 200-hour non-degree, low residency training program featuring a hybrid delivery of online and retreat-based learning.

Naropa Magazine

A graduate of Naropa’s MA in Transpersonal Art Therapy program, Brazilian-born artist Paula Gasparini-Santos is the cover artist for the 21–22 issue of the magazine.

Compassion-Based Boundaries

In daily life, we’re often confronted with difficult situations that demand we not only consider our own and others’ well-being, but also weigh possible tradeoffs between the two. How can we learn to better navigate challenging situations that push and pull our hearts and minds in multiple directions at once?

Ram Dass,
a Family of Jackrabbits and . . .

It was the summer of ‘74, and spiritual teacher Ram Dass was invited to teach at the opening of a new school in Boulder that combined Western academics with Eastern spirituality.
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An Engaged & Inclusive Approach to Education

Naropa undergraduate students describe how their education is preparing them to create a more just and beautiful world.

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Mindful U Podcast 91. Netanel Miles-Yepez: Comparative Religion

Mindful U Podcast 91. Netanel Miles-Yepez: Comparative Religion

Mindful U Podcast 91. Netanel Miles-Yepez: Comparative Religion The newest episode of our…

Celebrating Latine Heritage Month!

Celebrating Latine Heritage Month!

  Celebrating Latine Heritage Month! Dear Beloved Naropa Community, We are proud to…

Mindful U Podcast 90. Thupten Jinpa Langri: Translating The Dalai Lama

Mindful U Podcast 90. Thupten Jinpa Langri: Translating The Dalai Lama

  The newest episode of our podcast, Mindful U, is out on Apple,…

Mindful U Podcast 89. Jordan Quaglia: The Science of Mindfulness Training

Mindful U Podcast 89. Jordan Quaglia: The Science of Mindfulness Training

What is mindfulness really doing to your mind? Jordan Quaglia, PhD, Director of…


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