Recommended Readings

Volunteers are required to complete at least two of the following titles before their time of service.

 

Mindfulness and Healing

  • Medicine and Compassion by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

 

Culture and Medicine

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

 

International Service Work

  • Mountains Beyond Mountains, a biography of Paul Farmer by Tracy Kidder

  • To Repair the World by Paul Farmer

 

Nepali Culture

  • Cave in the Snow by Vicki Mackenzie

 

 

Mindfulness Retreats

 

Volunteers are required to complete a mindfulness retreat of at least three days before their time of service. Below are some resources for mindfulness retreat in the US and beyond. Check your local community for offerings as well.

 

Vipassana with S.N Goenka- USA and International Location

Spirit Rock Meditation Center- Northern CA

Insight Meditation Center- Barre, MA

Gomde USA- Northern CA

Kopan Monastary- Kathmandu, Nepal

Insight Chicago- Chicago, IL

 

 

MMW Video of Life at a Clinic in Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

MMW Power Point for Volunteers and Schools

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