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General Contemplative Practice

Anyone seeking tools for wisdom, growth, and transformation; applicable to many contexts

Contemplative Activism & Action

For changemakers and advocates for racial, social, economic, and environmental justice

Contemplative Higher Education

For staff, faculty, and students; independent scholars and researchers; teacher training

Contemplative Practice

There are many ways towards the realization of our inextricable connection to each other -- so that we may act to ensure our mutual well-being and collective flourishing! Here are some of our favorite resources for getting started with practice.

  • The Tree of Contemplative Practices

    Looking for more ideas about what "a practice" can mean? The Tree is here to help!

  • Guided Practices

    Easy-to-reference recordings, ranging from just a few minutes long, to an hour or more

  • Practice Webinars

    Explore and experience various contemplative exercises

  • Retreats

    Immerse yourself in our online retreats, from 3 hours up to a full day

Contemplative Activism & Action

We aim to build an actively antiracist society that uses contemplative practices to continuously recognize and reshape oppressive ways of thinking, relating, educating, and community building. Here are some of our favorite resources that share this goal!

  • Online Workshops

    Every month, a chance to learn with amazing guest facilitators

  • The Activist's Ally

    A 119-page .pdf of tools for sustaining activism & promoting resilience

  • First issue of the ICEA Journal

    A special issue on Social Justice, Inner Work & Contemplative Practice

  • Contemplative Organization Toolbox

    To foster contemplative practices within organizations

Contemplative Higher Education

For those involved in academia: the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) is your source for community and resources on contemplative teaching and learning. The ACMHE is our largest program, connecting over 800 members worldwide.

  • ACMHE Webinars

    Monthly presentations on contemplative education

  • Summer Session

    Our annual intensive contemplative education workshop 

  • Community Building Toolkit

    To foster contemplative community on campus

  • Explore the ACMHE Website

    Learn more & join ACMHE here

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

― Howard Thurman