Ramon Parish is an adjunct instructor in Naropa’s environmental studies department currently teaching a course on Environmental Justice.
There’s a real diversity of tactics about how to integrate contemplative practices into the study of writing and the study of literature and the creation of those ways of being. This is about what it means to approach writing through a contemplative way.
The ninth episode of our university podcast, Mindful U at Naropa, is out on iTunes, Stitcher, & Fireside now!
In this episode, Stephen Polk, MA imagines what an ideal city might be like. Specifically, Polk addresses four different aspects of a city ecosystem: community ownership, ecological sensibility, economic democracy, and people power.
In this episode, Travis Cox gives discusses Ecopsychology, a field whose goal is to bridge our cultures’ long standing historical gulf between the psychological and the ecological to see the needs of the planet and the person as a continuum.
The next episode of our university podcast, ‘MindfulU at Naropa University,’ is out now!
Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland.
Scott Rodwin, Naropa University adjunct faculty teaching Building Design in the Environmental Department, is one of the leading green architects in the country.
As the birthplace of the mindfulness movement in the United States, Naropa University has a unique perspective when it comes to higher education in the West. Founded in 1974 by renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and lineage holder Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Naropa was intended to be a place where students could study Eastern and Western religions, writing, psychology, science, and the arts, while also receiving contemplative and meditation training.