The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and Understanding at Georgetown University is at the heart of a university-wide effort to make Georgetown a global leader in the interdisciplinary study of religion and the advancement of interreligious understanding.
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing enriches health and well-being by providing high-quality interdisciplinary education, conducting rigorous research, and delivering innovative programs that advance integrative health and healing.
Dharmakirti College, named after the famous Indian Buddhist philosopher is a Vajrayana Buddhist organization striving to help ordinary beings attain enlightenment in this lifetime. To help achieve this, they offer comprehensive and systematic programs of study and practice guided by qualified masters in the tradition and facilitated by ordained Western practitioners.
The Five Colleges provide an excellent environment in which to study Buddhism, with one of the largest concentrations of scholars of Buddhist Studies in the United States: collectively, we enable students to study most of the major Buddhist traditions.
IBC (International Buddhist College) offers students a unique opportunity of experiencing a comprehensive and in-depth study of Buddhism from a non-sectarian point of view, while promoting knowledge and understanding of the different schools and traditions within Buddhism.
Since its founding, Maitripa’s innovative approach and academic vision has attracted some of the most respected and accomplished teachers of Buddhism in the west as faculty, guest lecturers and/or participants in academic conferences and forums.
Naropa University’s founding was inspired by Nalanda University, established in Northern India in the 5th century, CE. At Nalanda, Buddhist philosophy and the discipline of meditation provided an environment in which scholars, teachers and students from many countries and religious backgrounds came to study, debate and share their respective traditions.
Religious & Spiritual Life functions to provide an open and collaborative environment in which members of the campus community can nourish their spirits as well as pursue religious inquiry and practice.
The study of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon has been an integral part of the humanities and social sciences at UVa for more than thirty-five years. The Tibetan Buddhist Studies program maintains an international reputation for its graduate and undergraduate studies, its overseas programs, its innovative digital scholarship, and its ongoing promotion of research in Tibetan culture and society.
The Yale Center for Faith & Culture sponsors ongoing programs, fixed-term projects, and short-term initiatives dedicated to understanding and revitalizing the ways in which religious commitments interact with culture and shape people’s lives.