Discover the Philosophies & Religions of India in the land of their birth

Amritsar-Delhi -Dharamsala-Ladakh-Varanasi-Sarnath

A new course in the Contemplative Studies Option : 3 credits, Spring 2020

Course Description (PDF)

Itinerary for Course (PDF)

NEW (26 Sept. 2019). REVISED PRICE. Travel-Study Trip to India Open to All.

Detailed Itinerary for Course with Costs (PDF)


Second Conference of the uOBMRI Academy of Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies

Thursday, April 25, 2019 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

550 Cumberland St, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N8, Canada

The full program and registration page for the 2019 Academy Conference 2019 are now available.

First Annual Meeting of the University of Ottawa Academy of Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies
Frontiers in Mindfulness: Medicine, Spirituality and Social Justice

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Location: Faculty of Medicine, Amphitheatre A, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON

See the Full Brochure (PDF) including speaker program and registration fees.

Monday, October 3, 2016
Launch of the Academy of Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies
Proclamation of Brain Health Awareness Week with Deputy Mayor Taylor

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: 451 Smyth Rd | The Atrium at Roger Guindon Hall
Admission: Free, registration required

Mindfulness in Medicine Journal Club

Physicians and university (or hospital)-associated allied health care personnel are invited to join us for a bi-monthly evening to discuss experiential - interdisplinary evidence-based research on the effects of mindfulness in medicine [patient care / professional wellness / medical education]  - enrolment is limited and participants are expected to eventually present findings in the research literature to the group - contact us at


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