Internet Resources

Mindfulness is now very popular in many parts of the world.  There are many organizations, associations, and programs being offered in a wide variety of languages.  You can search for any you are interested in, or for mindfulness programs in locations that interest you using  Google or other search engines on the Internet.  To help you get started, I have listed below some places on the Internet I know of.  Many of these sites also offer free, brief guided meditations, and some also offer recorded meditations that you can purchase.

Center of Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts

Oxford Mindfulness Centre
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
note:  Oxford also offers guided mindfulness practices

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) also offers free brief guided meditation practices at University of California Center for Mindfulness
San Diego, California

University of Wisconsin Center for Mindfulness
UW Health Integrative Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin

Duke University Medical Center
Integrative Medicine
Durham, NC

Jefferson University Hospitals
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mindful Birthing and Parenting
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Open Ground Mindfulness Training
Sydney, Australia

Mindful Psychology
Auckland, New Zealand

Institute for Mindfulness South Africa
Capetown, South Africa

Greater Good Science Center
an excellent resource for mindfulness, compassion, empathy, parenting, and positive psychology.

Wise Brain
publishes the Wise Brain Bulletin, and provides tools for psychological and spiritual growth

provides online meditation practice courses and more

Dharma Seed
free offerings of Dharma talks and Mindfulness teachings

Selected sites for popular mindfulness teachers
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Sharon Salzberg  
Christopher Germer focuses on self compassion.
Kristin Neff has focuses on self-compassion and research on compassion.
Tara Brach, leads the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC.  She offers talks and guided meditations.

Selected Research Sites:

Mindfulness Research Guide
A free online publication, published monthly, to inform and follow scientific research studies on mindfulness and its applications

The Mind and Life Institute
Organizes and conducts meetings and dialogue between leading scientists, researchers,  meditation teachers, and the Dalai Lama to explore vital questions concerning the science and practice of meditation.

Search Inside Yourself (SIYLI) (Google’s Mindfulness Program) This site offers excellent talks about mindfulness, meditation, and findings based on the latest in brain science and meditation research.

A new magazine that explores mainstream applications of mindfulness and mindfulness research.

Clinical Trials
— enter Mindfulness key words and all ongoing studies and those completed are listed

Google Scholar
–enter Mindfulness key words and published studies will be listed

Get Some Head Space links to research, guided meditations, instruction and more