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The Institute for Contemplative Living (the ICL) is a site for
discovery, study, exploration, and creative engagement
with the contemplative tradition
for active and engaged people
who yearn for spiritual depth in their day-to-day lives.

Building an Electronic Contemplative Community for Active People

17 Wildflower Way, Santa Fe, NM 87506


The ICL, an electronic contemplative community, provides workshops, retreats, and seminars for folks living a full life, and connections to other people exploring their contemplative yearnings. Our perspective is tactical: there is no one system of contemplation that fits everyone, so the ICL guides people and communities to explore the riches of the contemplative tradition and to develop contemplative practices that may be applied tactically to the specifics of their personal or community life.  The ICL promotes contemplation in action; no inactive contemplation here!  We seek to establish an electronic community of people interested in pursuing their contemplative lives while living active lives.  Please join us!

Please look at how to get involved and consider becoming an associate!