Tom Coburn, President of Naropa University, on Contemplative Education.

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The president of Naropa University tells Waylon why diversity is central to an effective and meaningful education.

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3 Responses to “Tom Coburn, President of Naropa University, on Contemplative Education.”

  1. [...] gurus, back in the day. The Sakyong (right) with his father, Chogyam Trungpa (founder of Shambhala, Naropa, author of Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism). Photo via [...]

  2. [...] if you’re college-age, you can find ‘em all (and other gems, too) at little Naropa University. Dr. Simmer-Brown is an expert in feminism, or the feminine principle in Buddhism, Ms. Asrael is [...]

  3. [...] of course, is “Let East meet West, and the sparks will fly!” (as Trungpa famously said of his Naropa University). Particularly since Mao’s 1959 “Liberation” pushed Tibetans into our [...]

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