Nirakara Mindfulness Institute and the CFM are affiliated through the CommonGood™ agreement. The primary objective of this Agreement is to create a means for cooperative efforts between the Parties to affect the academic interchange of mindfulness-based education, training and research. Under this Agreement, the types of cooperation may include reciprocal exchange of faculty, collaborative research projects, exchange of academic information, collaborative professional development and training and other activities as mutually agreed.
CommonGood™ is the embodied relationship of MBSR affiliates around the world. Being so, it has enormous potential for supporting, sustaining and furthering mindfulness in the world through member alignment regarding Standards of Practice, professional and continuing education, ongoing assessment of MBSR teachers and programs, and multi-site and team science.