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Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT)

Maria Thorin is a Certified  Compassion-Based Resilience Training (CBRT) Teacher with the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science.

She was  awarded the Nalanda Institute Fellows Program 2019-2020, "designed to support the ongoing research and professional development of committed graduates who show clear promise as future leaders in the emerging field of contemplative science and practice". 


Contact: maria@nalandainstitute.org


Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT)

Maria is a Certified Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT) facilitator with Life University. 


PHD student in Compassion & Humanitarian

She is a PHD student within the the theme of Compassion Science, Ethics and Philosophy with Åbo Academy University.


Maria is slowly but steadily building an Online Compassion Glossary


A public speaker on Compassion, Empathy, Altruism.  


A public speaker on meditation.


A Humanitarian: She works since twenty years with

international aid, particularly Humanitarian Aid, currently with the Swedish International Development Cooperation

Agency (Sida) and before that for the United Nations. https://www.sida.se/English/ 

More about Maria: She is a Yoga Teacher within the Hatha Tradition, offering yoga classes and "Mind" meditation classes weekly within a national health network (Friskis och Svettis).  https://www.friskissvettis.se/English 

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