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Naropa University is a private, liberal arts university in Boulder, Colorado, which was founded in 1974 by Chogyam Trungpa. It is a Buddhist inspired institution, and is the only major accredited Buddhist university in North America.


Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa. The Naropa Summer Writing Program celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2004.


Bachelors Degrees are offered in Contemplative Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Environmental Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Music, Performance (BFA), Religious Studies, Traditional Eastern Arts (with concentrations in tai chi, yoga, or Aikido), Visual Arts, and Writing & Literature.


Masters degrees are offered in Contemplative Education, Creation Spirituality, Environmental Leadership, Interdisciplinary Studies, Theater, Writing and Poetics (MFA), Contemplative Psychotherapy, Somatic Psychology, Body Psychotherapy, Dance/Movement Therapy, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Wilderness Therapy, Religious Studies, Master of Divinity, Engaged Buddhism, and Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.


See also

  • Buddhist universities in the United States and Canada

External link

  • Naropa University website (http://www.naropa.edu/)

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OCR Letter: The Naropa Institute (1811 words)
In August 1992, the Institute had requested that the complainant sign a document stating she understands that the cost to the Naropa Institute of providing interpreters for 12 credits of course work and orientation week is a financial hardship to the Institute, and that "unless we can find other sources of income.
The Institute does not currently have policies or procedures to ensure that auxiliary aids will be provided to the complainant, as appropriate, nor has it consistently been willing to provide such services to her.
Accordingly, we have concluded that the Institute has not taken steps to ensure that the complainant is not excluded from participation or otherwise discriminated against in the Institute's program or activities, in violation of 34 C.F.R. § 104.44(d)(1).
Naropa University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (177 words)
Naropa University is a private, liberal arts university in Boulder, Colorado, which was founded in 1974 by Chogyam Trungpa.
It is a Buddhist inspired institution, and is the only major accredited Buddhist university in North America.
Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa.
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