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While the IBS offers a set of classes each semester, there are instances in which a class may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If there are enough students to warrant, and the instructor is willing, such a class may be converted from a regular class format to a directed studies format, with fewer meetings over the course of a semester.

Course Listings for Fall 2013

PSHR 3013 : Buddhist Chaplaincy 

Instructor(s): Fronsdal Units: 3.0
Time: TBDCourse Level: Intermediate
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The practice of Buddhist chaplaincy demands the development of compassion and non-judgemental mind, and at the same time offers intense opportunities to develop these qualities. Chaplains serve in variety of settings in which people are under stress of one kind or another, including hospitals and hospices, prisons and jails, and military. This is a two-semester sequence of training offered by the Sati Center (Redwood City, CA) in affiliation with IBS. Over the course of ten months, through discussion, readings, meditation, and internship, the student will not only learn about chaplaincy, but begin to develop the necessary skills and understandings for compassionate service to others who are in need, whether they are Buddhists or not. No prerequisites, but both semesters must be completed for credit to be awarded. Pin required. Auditors Excluded.


Separate application directly to the Sati Center program is required. Application process begins in June preceding the start of the program in September. Application and program fees are the responsibility of the student. Visit for further information: http://www.sati.org/chaplaincy-training/